Veterans of All Wars Memorial - Newport, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 48° 10.519 W 117° 03.997
11U E 495047 N 5335788
Quick Description: The Newport Cemetery is on the southwest corner of the City of Newport, at the intersection of 7th Street and Old Schoolhouse Lane.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 3/26/2015 10:29:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMNK74
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters
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Long Description:
The gate is to be found essentially at that intersection. This memorial, to veterans of all wars, is to be found just inside the gate beside the roadway. It consists of three low stone planters surrounding a flagpole and a rounded stone plinth with an angled top and a polished granite flagstone atop with a bronze plaque mounted on its face. The plaque reads:

THIS MEMORIAL
TO HONOR VETERANS
OF ALL WARS


Photo goes Here

Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Veterans of All Wars

Marker Text:
See Above


Who Put it Here?: American Legion Posts 45, 217, 144 - VFW Posts 5672 & 3082

Description of Memorial:
The cemetery was established in 1902 and now has over 5,900 grave sites. It is a large, partially open, partially treed cemetery. It is a well maintained resting place.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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