Swanton War Memorial

“In memory of the soldiers from Swanton, who laid down their lives in the civil war of 1861, the town, in accordance with the decision of a large majority of voters in town-meeting assembled, have erected a beautiful monument at a cost of about $2,000. The original appropriation was $1,500, and Hon. William H. Blake,Continue reading “Swanton War Memorial”

Hyde Park Monument (War Memorial)

“There are four items in the vicinity of the Lamoille County Court House in Hyde Park. Two cannon on are either side of the walkway to the front door of the courthouse, and a list of names of the men who served on the front of the town Library across the street. Just to theContinue reading “Hyde Park Monument (War Memorial)”

Salisbury Veterans’ Park

The Salisbury Veterans’ Park is a war memorial, which commemorates those who served in American wars and conflicts. The wars span from the Revolutionary War to the “Lebanon/Grenada/Panama Conflicts”. The Park opened in 2007 and is a product of the Salisbury Historical Society.

Sheldon Veterans Memorial

From the granite markers: “In honor of the men and women of Sheldon, Vermont who served their country in uniform. Dedicated to this who gave their lives in defense of our country. Past, Present & Future.”

Manchester War Memorial

“The figure atop the Soldiers Monument represents a Colonial era officer, but the Monument was meant to honor all veterans from Manchester. Dedicated in 1905, the base and figure were carved at Fullerton’s Marble and Granite Works in Manchester Depot, but, according to the Manchester Historical Society’s curator, Shawn Harrington, “We have no proof positiveContinue reading “Manchester War Memorial”

Bristol War Memorial

“New 6′ tall monument located at the Bristol Town Green, Vermont dedicated to veterans of all branches with an older memorial for the World War. Date of Installation: September 28, 2008 Organization Responsible for Installation: American Legion Post 19 Bristol, Vermont Memorial War Era(s): Persian GulfPanamaLebanon/GrenadaVietnamKoreaWWIIWWIOther Location: Intersection of Route 116 and North Street. Bristol,Continue reading “Bristol War Memorial”

Bristol Town Green

“Bristol Green Our town green has been a central part of our village throughout its history. The Bristol Band has presented outdoor summer band concerts in the gazebo on the town green every Wednesday from June through August since shortly after the Civil War. Folks bring their lawn chairs‚ visit with their neighbors and enjoyContinue reading “Bristol Town Green”

Georgia War Memorial

I learned about this war memorial from the President of the Georgia Historical Society. Once I knew about it, I also knew I had to film and share it with you. As the sun was setting, I couldn’t help but think about the those who gave their lives for our country. For the sun hasContinue reading “Georgia War Memorial”

Shelburne Veterans Memorial

“The Monument was officially dedicated on Sunday, September 13, 2015. Dedication speech was given by Gary von Stange, Selectboard Chair.”-https://www.shelburnevt.org/266/Honor-Our-Veterans-Veterans-Monument “Veterans CommitteePurpose/Mission Statement: Shelburne Veterans Monument Committee shall provide oversight of the Veterans’ Memorial, completed in 2015, located on the Northeast corner of the Shelburne Parade Ground. Oversight includes ongoing financial support, ceremonial activities, ongoingContinue reading “Shelburne Veterans Memorial”

Shoreham War Memorial

Today is Memorial Day here in the United States. It is the day we honor those who died while serving in the Armed Forces. Some history: “Memorial Day was originally called “Decoration Day.” In 1869, the head of an organization of Union veterans, Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, established Decoration Day as a way forContinue reading “Shoreham War Memorial”

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