Category Archives: World War II

Veterans Memorial, Avon

A red granite memorial with several panels honors Avon’s war heroes and veterans. The central panel of the monument, at the intersection of West Main Street (Routes 44 and 202) and Ensign Drive, honors Avon residents who died during service … Continue reading

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Wall of Honor, Stafford

Stafford honors veterans of the nation’s 20th century wars with monuments in a small park on West Main Street. The Wall of Honor in Stafford’s Olympic Park, dedicated in 2005, features three granite memorials bearing bronze plaques as well as … Continue reading

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War Memorial, Hinsdale, Mass.

Hinsdale, Massachusetts, honors its war veterans with a memorial outside the town’s library. The monument, near the intersection of South Street (Route 8) and Maple Street (Route 143), was dedicated in 1923 and features a Civil War cannon. A dedication … Continue reading

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War Memorials, Becket, Mass.

Becket, Massachusetts, honors its war veterans with a collection of monuments in an historic park. Ballou Park, located at the intersection of Main Street (Route 8) and Prentice Place, features three large monuments honoring the town’s war veterans as well … Continue reading

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Soldiers’ Monument, Centerville, Mass.

One of the oldest Civil War monuments in Massachusetts stands on a small green in the Centerville section of Barnstable. The Soldiers’ Monument in Centerville, a granite obelisk dedicated in July of 1866, stands near the intersection of Main Street … Continue reading

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War Memorials, Brewster, Mass.

Brewster, Massachusetts, honors its local war veterans and heroes with a collection of monuments on Main Street. Continue reading

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Budleski Memorial Park, Yalesville

The Yalesville section of Wallingford honors a World War II hero and its World War I veterans with memorials on the village green. Budleski Memorial Park, at the intersection of Main (CT Route 150) and Chapel streets, was dedicated on … Continue reading

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War Memorials, Cornwall

The Cornwall green features monuments honoring the town’s war veterans and a 1989 tornado. Two granite monuments at the eastern edge of the green, near the corner of Pine Street and Bolton Hill Road, honor veterans of the nation’s 20th … Continue reading

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Soliders and Sailors Monument, Jim Thorpe, PA

The Borough of Jim Thorpe, PA, honors its Civil War veterans with a zinc monument supplied by a Bridgeport, CT, manufacturer. The Soliders and Sailors Monument, which stands near Packer Hill Road and the Carbon County courthouse, was dedicated in … Continue reading

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War Memorials, Weatherly, PA

Weatherly, Pennsylvania, honors its war heroes and veterans with several monuments. The most prominent monument on the hillside near the intersection of East Main and Spring streets is the borough’s 1906 Civil War monument. The monument features a standard-bearer holding, … Continue reading

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