World War I/World War II/Korean War Monument

Title: World War I/World War II/Korean War Monument

Region: Utica

Date: 2000

Description: The Central New York War Memorial was Donated by NYS POW/MIA Action Group in Sept. 2000. The memorial is dedicated to those men and women who fought in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War.

Inscription: "IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE MEN / AND WOMEN WHO SERVED AND FOUGHT DURING / WORLD WAR I / 'I CONGRATULATE YOU UPON THE SPLENDID FRUITS OF VICTORY WHICH YOUR HEROISM AND THE BLOOD OF OUR GALLANT DEAD ARE NOW PRESENTING TO OUR NATION, YOUR DEEDS WILL LIVE FOREVER ON THE MOST GLORIOUS PAGES OF AMERICAN HISTORY.' / GENERAL JOHN JAY PERSHING"; "IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE MEN / AND WOMEN WHO SERVED AND FOUGHT DURING / WORLD WAR II / 'WARS MAY BE FOUGHT WITH WEAPONS, BUT / THEY ARE WON BY MEN. IT IS THE SPIRIT OF / MEN WHO FOLLOW AND OF THE MAN WHO / LEADS THAT GAINS THE VICTORY.' / GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON"; "IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE MEN / AND WOMEN WHO SERVED AND FOUGHT DURING THE / KOREAN WAR / 'WE MUST FIGHT TO THE END. WE MUST / FIGHT AS A TEAM. IF SOME OF US DIE, WE WILL / DIE FIGHTING TOGETHER.' / GENERAL WALTON H. WALKER / DEDICATED BY N.Y.S. POW/MIA ACTION GROUP / 2000"; "Central New York / War Memorial / Donated by NYS POW/MIA / Action Group / Sept. 2000" on side plaque

Subject: Public art, War memorials, World War (1914-1918), World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953

Rights: Copyright undetermined

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http://www.uticapost229.org/news/news176memorialday14.html

ID#: AO-00130

Location: near the intersection of Memorial Parkway and Oneida Street, Utica