Veterans Memorial - Huntington, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 14.043 W 072° 52.801
18T E 674931 N 4677938
Quick Description: A monument honoring its veterans in Huntington.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2011 4:37:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMD16B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 3

Long Description:
The western Massachusetts Town of Huntington has erected a monument to its veterans near the major intersection of U.S. Route 20 and state Route 112. The monument has a plaque attached a granite base. On top of the base is a bronze sculpture of an eagle. The plaque is inscribed:

IN MEMORIAM

ERECTED BY
THE CITIZENS OF THIS TOWN
IN HONOR OF
HER PATRIOTIC MEN AND WOMEN
WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY
IN TIME OF WAR

TO THE DEAD - A TRIBUTE
TO THE LIVING - A MEMORY
TO POSTERITY - AN EMBLEM OF LOYALTY
TO THE FLAG OF THEIR COUNTRY
1927
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Huntington's Veterans

Marker Text:
IN MEMORIAM ERECTED BY THE CITIZENS OF THIS TOWN IN HONOR OF HER PATRIOTIC MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN TIME OF WAR TO THE DEAD - A TRIBUTE TO THE LIVING - A MEMORY TO POSTERITY - AN EMBLEM OF LOYALTY TO THE FLAG OF THEIR COUNTRY 1927


Date of dedication: 1927

Who Put it Here?: Town of Huntington

Description of Memorial:
Located in a conspicuous place on Route 20 near Route 112, the two major roads through Huntington. Memorial has an unusual, somewhat poetic, inscription.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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