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Korean War Memorials

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Boston
 


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Memorial located at Boston National Historic Park, Shipyard Park, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA. Dedicated July 28, 1993.

Photo courtesy of John Dowd, KWVA of Massachusetts.


Charlestown
 


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Photo taken of members of CID 300 at their memorial in Charlestown, MA on November 11, 2008.

Photo courtesy of James C. Henderson, Massachusetts.


Dedham
 


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The city of Dedham, MA, dedicated a monument to its veterans of all wars on September 19, 2004. As Robert J. Belanger, whose name appears on the wall, wrote, “This monument is a great tribute to veterans of the Town of Dedham—and of all wars.”


Haverhill
 


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Korean Veterans Memorial, located in G.A.R. Park, Haverhill, MA.  Dedicated November 32, 2005.

Courtesy of Fiorino (Fred) Brienza, President of the Greater Haverhill KWVA Chapter.


Marshfield

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KWVA Chapter #34 - Cpl. Alfred Lopes, Jr./Lt. Ronald R. Ferris, Marshfield MA

Photos courtesy of Dick Lariviere, Marshfield, MA


Middleborough
 


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A new memorial to Korea War and Service Veterans was dedicated on May 30, 2005 in Middleborough, Mass. Commander and National KWVA Director Jeff Brodeur, Chapter 299 KVA/KWVA worked on this memorial almost daily during the construction.

 


 

 

 

Dedication Day

 

 
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New Middleborough, Mass. Memorial to Dedicate 5/30/2005

05/20/3005

BIRTH AND GROWTH OF NEW MEMORIAL - MIDDLEBOROUGH, MASS.

A new memorial to Korea War and Service Veterans will be dedicated on May 30, 2005 in Middleborough, Mass. Commander Jeff Brodeur, Chapter 299 KVA/KWVA has been working on this memorial almost daily since early this year. On May 9, 2005, Jeff and National President Lou Dechert visited the memorial site in a blowing rain storm--43 degrees, wind 40mph, rain.

 


On May 9, 2005, Jeff and National President Lou Dechert visited the memorial site in a blowing rain storm—43 degrees, wind 40mph, rain.  As indicated above, it hardly appeared that the monument would be ready.
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In the above pictures taken recently on a sunnier day,
the memorial is nearing completion.
Good work!

Other chapters, departments and individuals are urged to send the webmaster items showing their Memorial Day activities.


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North Attleboro
 


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The North Attleboro Korean War Memorial was dedication on June 15, 1996. The memorial was dedicated in conjunction with a belated welcome home parade for Korean War vets.

[Webmaster Note:  If anyone has a better picture of this memorial, please email to webmaster@kwva.org]


Pittsfield
 

Pittsfield Massachusetts located at 70 Allen Street in front of City Hall.

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Photos courtesy Richard E. Lindmark of Canaan, NY


Templeton
 


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Memorial in Templeton, MA, dedicated in honor of Marine Richard Amidon.

Photo courtesy of Raymond E. Dora.

 


Winchendon
 

Pictures from KVA Chapter 299 KWVA Inc. Dedication of the Marker in the State of MA Cemetery in Winchendon, on the 12th,of May 2010.

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(Photos courtesy of Art Griffeth)


Worcester
 


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The Korean War Memorial on Worcester Center Boulevard near Washington Station honors the 191 young soldiers from Worcester County who made the supreme sacrifice in the Korean War. A polished black granite wall is inscribed with the soldier’s names. Thousands of people attended the dedication ceremony on November 9, 2003, which was the culmination of an effort that spanned decades.

The Memorial is located on Foster Avenue, near Union Station at Washington Square.

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Top row photos courtesy of Richard E. Lindmark, Canaan, NY
Bottom row photos courtesy Jim Henderson LR36273, Whitinsville, MA

The above photos of the sections of the memorial honoring the 65th Infantry Regiment courtesy of Al McCarthy, Worcester, MA.

 


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Phase 2 of the Worcester Korean Memorial Project.

Photo Courtesy of Jim Henderson

 

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