Firefighters Memorial - Binghamton, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 42° 06.575 W 075° 55.320
18T E 423772 N 4662354
Quick Description: Impressive Memorial to the 21 City of Binghamton Firefighters who have died in the line of duty.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2014 4:01:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMM7HX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
Large, well-defined plot, located in Spring Forest Cemetery, off Mygatt Street in Binghamton. It is dedicated to the 21 Binghamton Firefighters who have died in the line of duty. The plot is "gated" with brass renditions of fire hoses. A pair of nozzles serve as the entrance handles.

The Memorial itself is a granite obelisk. On its front is relief of a Firefighter recuing a child, with a nozzle in his hand.

Above is the motto "Never Despair"

The main body reads:

BINGHAMTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

Organized July 1836
Incorporated April, 1869

The burial markers are arranged around the main memorial.
Physical address:
51 Mygatt Street
Binghamton, NY USA
13905


Memorial Website: Not listed

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