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Memorial Parkway Monuments

Central New York War Memorial

Located at the intersection of the Memorial Parkway and Kemble Street.  The memorial was erected by the New York State POW/MIA Action Group in 2000.

A three-sided monument in remembrance of those who fought and served during World Wars I and 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"

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