Morristown Military Memorial, Morristown, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts
N 40° 48.044 W 074° 29.614
18T E 542719 N 4516760
Quick Description: This is the Morristown Military Memorial located in Burnham Park in Morristown, NJ.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 8/28/2011 6:30:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMCEDG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3am
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Long Description:
The monument is for the men and women of the greater Morristown area that served in any of the American military actions. The monumnet claims to be the first to list every military action from the Revolutionary War to Desert Storm.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
Revolutionary War (1775-1783) • Indian Wars (1789-1898) • Franco-American Naval War (1798-1800) • Barbary Wars (1801-05, 1815) • War of 1812 (1812-1815) • Marquesas Islands (1814) • West Indies (1822-1825) • Sumatra (1832) • Texas War of Independence (1835-1836) • Mexican War (1846-1848) • China (1854-1859) • Fiji (1855) • Cortina War/Texas Border (1859-1860) • Civil War (1861-1865) • Japan (1863) • Formosa (1867) • Mexico (1870) • Korea (1871) • Spanish American War (1898) • Samoa (1899) • Philippines War (1899-1902) • China/Boxer Rebellion (1900) • Moro Campaigns (1902-06, 1913) • Dominican Republic (1904) • Mexican Border (1911-1919) • Nicaragua (1912) • Vera Cruz (1914) • Haiti (1915-1920) •Mexico Punitive Expedition (1916) • Dominican Republic (1916-1922) • World War I (1917-1918) • North Russia Expedition (1918-1919) • Siberia Expedition (1918-1920) • Yangtze Service, China (1921-1941) • Nicaragua (1927-1932) • North Atlantic Naval War (1941) • World War II (1941-1945) • Trieste/Italy (1945-1947) • Chinese Civil War (1945-1947) • Cold War Germany (1946-1985) • Korean War (1950-1953) • Quemoy and Matsu (1954) • D.M.Z. (1955-1979) • Lebanon (1958) • Bay of Pigs (1961) • Laos (1961-1962) • Vietnam War (1961-1975) • Cuba (1962) • Panama Canal Riots (1964) • Dominican Republic (1965-1966) • Korea (1966-1969) • USS Liberty off Israel (1967) • Mayaguez-Cambodian Incident (1975) • Iran (1980) • Terrorism Service Personnel (1980-1991) • Lebanon (1982-1984) • Grenada (1983) • El Salvador (1983-1991) • Honduras (1984-1989) • Libya (1986) • USS Stark-Persian Gulf (1987) • Persian Gulf (1987-1988) • Panama (1989-1990) • Persian Gulf War (1990-1991)


In Honor Of: Dedicated to men and women of the greater Morristown area who have honorably served and fought for our country from the American Revolution to Desert Storm

Marker Text:
For God and Country Lest we forget Marines * Army Navy * Air Force This monument is dedicated to the men and women of the greater Morristown area who have honorably served and fought for our country from the American Revolution to Desert Storm. It is only fitting and proper that Morristown, “The Military Capital of the Colonies,” should be the first to have a monument listing all the military actions of the United States of America to document the human sacrifices made by her people. Listings of the military actions and the dates Revolutionary War (1775-1783) • Indian Wars (1789-1898) • Franco-American Naval War (1798-1800) • Barbary Wars (1801-05, 1815) • War of 1812 (1812-1815) • Marquesas Islands (1814) • West Indies (1822-1825) • Sumatra (1832) • Texas War of Independence (1835-1836) • Mexican War (1846-1848) • China (1854-1859) • Fiji (1855) • Cortina War/Texas Border (1859-1860) • Civil War (1861-1865) • Japan (1863) • Formosa (1867) • Mexico (1870) • Korea (1871) • Spanish American War (1898) • Samoa (1899) • Philippines War (1899-1902) • China/Boxer Rebellion (1900) • Moro Campaigns (1902-06, 1913) • Dominican Republic (1904) • Mexican Border (1911-1919) • Nicaragua (1912) • Vera Cruz (1914) • Haiti (1915-1920) •Mexico Punitive Expedition (1916) • Dominican Republic (1916-1922) • World War I (1917-1918) • North Russia Expedition (1918-1919) • Siberia Expedition (1918-1920) • Yangtze Service, China (1921-1941) • Nicaragua (1927-1932) • North Atlantic Naval War (1941) • World War II (1941-1945) • Trieste/Italy (1945-1947) • Chinese Civil War (1945-1947) • Cold War Germany (1946-1985) • Korean War (1950-1953) • Quemoy and Matsu (1954) • D.M.Z. (1955-1979) • Lebanon (1958) • Bay of Pigs (1961) • Laos (1961-1962) • Vietnam War (1961-1975) • Cuba (1962) • Panama Canal Riots (1964) • Dominican Republic (1965-1966) • Korea (1966-1969) • USS Liberty off Israel (1967) • Mayaguez-Cambodian Incident (1975) • Iran (1980) • Terrorism Service Personnel (1980-1991) • Lebanon (1982-1984) • Grenada (1983) • El Salvador (1983-1991) • Honduras (1984-1989) • Libya (1986) • USS Stark-Persian Gulf (1987) • Persian Gulf (1987-1988) • Panama (1989-1990) • Persian Gulf War (1990-1991) * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Dedicated on May 13, 1992 by Memorial and Veterans Day Association of Morristown and Morris Township Seymour “Sy” Brody, Chairman • J. Robert Tracey, Co-Chairman • Arthur Cohen, Treasurer • John W. McKean, Designer • Norman Bloch, Mayor of Morristown • Richard A. Watson, Mayor of Morris Township


Date of dedication: May 13, 1992

Who Put it Here?: Memorial and Veterans Day Association of Morristown and Morris Township

Description of Memorial:
The memorial is located in Burnham Park in Morristown, NJ. The black marble monument is placed in the middle of a circular dedicated area. The monument sits in the middle of a star. There are a trio of benches surrounding the monument for sitting and reflecttion. Directly behind the monument is a flag pole. The circular area is surrounded by a hedge row and a split rail fence. There is a 3 foot wide path that leads to the monument from the street.


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