Chicopee Soldier's Memorial. Chicopee, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WN1E
N 42° 08.863 W 072° 35.607
18T E 698849 N 4668980
Quick Description: Monument placed by the City of Chicopee to honor its citizens who served during the World War.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2008 7:22:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM59KV
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
This World War Memorial is located in a small park next to the former Chicopee High School. This monument was dedicated May, 31, 1921 at a cost of $12,000.

The female figure holds a shield in her right hand and a wreath in her left hand. Around her waist is the seal of the City of Chicopee.

The shield is inscribed with the following:

"To My Brave And Loyal Sons Who Have Fought For Humanity, Liberty, Justice and Peace"

The main plaque says:

"Chicopee Erects This Monument In Grateful Memory Of All Her Sons Who Served In The World War 1914-1918"

There are also monuments for the Civil War, World War II, Vietnam War and Korean War in this park.
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 05/31/1921

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: City of Chicopee

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
Front St.
Chicopee, MA

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Website for this Monument: Not listed

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