World War II & Korean War Dead Monument, Morristown, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts
N 40° 47.295 W 074° 28.297
18T E 544579 N 4515385
Quick Description: Nice multi-war memorial in a quiet little park that is passed by thousands of cars per day.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 12/27/2011 5:41:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMDD2V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3am
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Long Description:
The monument is formed out of a gray stone. The base with the text is in the shape of a cube. On top of the base is an octogonal column with a spldier representing the four branches of the military. Short green shrubs surround the monumnet and form a walkway to the monument. There is a flagpole with a US flag flying proudly a short distance from the monument with two park benches for rest and reflection.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War II Korean Conflict


In Honor Of: Our Heroic Dead

Marker Text:
Front: DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF OUR HEROIC DEAD WORLD WAR II 1941 1945 KOREAN CONFLICT 1950 1953 Back: BY THE GRACE OF ALMIGHTY GOD MAY ALL WHO PASS THIS WAY HOLD SACREDIN THEIR HEARTS THE MEMORIES OF THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND DIED THAT LIBERTY MIGHT LIVE


Who Put it Here?: Morristown

Description of Memorial:
The monument is is in a relatively small triangle shaped park in Morristown at the intersection of Madison Avenue and South Street. The park contains this monumnet, the surrounding shrubs, a flag pole and two park benches.


Date of dedication: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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