Detective Sergeant Mark F. Parry Dedicated Bench - Boonsboro, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 30.024 W 077° 37.383
18S E 274458 N 4375594
Quick Description: This simple bench serves as as a police memorial for a fallen Baltimore police officer in front of the Washington Monument @ the Washington Monument State park in Boonsboro, Maryland, off of historic National Road.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 8/13/2011 12:21:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMC9KR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 5

Long Description:

This is one of those plastic-recycled benches, probably made of Trex. It sits in a grass clearing, alone, across from the entrance of the Washington Monument high atop South Mountain within Washington Monument State Park. The bench is a memorial for Baltimore police officer aDetective Sgt. Mark F. Parry and features a nice Stonewall Jackson quote. Detective Sgt. Mark F. Parry, was killed in the line of duty on January 21, 2002. The plaque on the back rest reads:

In Loving Memory of a True Patriot
Detective Sergeant Mark F. Parry
Baltimore County Police Department
EOW 1-21-02

"Let us cross over the river,
and rest under the shade of the trees."

~ Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

Website pertaining to the memorial: [Web Link]

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8 AM to Dark


Entrance fees (if it applies):
$3


Type of memorial: Plaque

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