Sweeney Park - Manchester, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 42° 58.938 W 071° 28.457
19T E 298262 N 4761819
Quick Description: This park on Manchester's west side is dedicated to Pvt. Henry John Sweeney, the first to be killed in World War I from Manchester. There is a memorial to Sweeney, children's playground, and a basketball court.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 5/13/2009 9:03:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM6CF2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member martycook
Views: 3

Long Description:

First Manchester Soldier to fall in the World War
Killed in action February 13, 1918
at Soissons, France, Chemin des Dames Sector.
Erected by a grateful city.

Name: Sweeney Park

Street Location: South Main St.

Local Municipality: Manchester

State/Province, etc.: New Hampshire

Country: United States

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Pvt. Henry John Sweeney

Picnic Facilities: None

Recreational Facilities:
Basketball, childrens playground

Monuments/Statues: Henry John Sweeney

Date Established: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Fountains: Not listed

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

Traditional Geocaches: Not listed

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