Soldiers and Sailors Monument - Angola, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 42° 38.864 W 079° 01.471
17T E 661937 N 4723589
Quick Description: Civil War Monument located in Forest Avenue Cemetery in Angola, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 11/9/2014 4:09:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMMVHG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
US Navy coastal artillery piece used as the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Angola.

Markings indicate it was probably cast by Builders Foundry (BF on the barrel) of Providence RI. Weight of 4550 lbs and serial number 352.

The monument was sponsored/dedicated by James Ayer Post 202 of the GAR.

Text of the concrete base reads:

JAMES AYER POST No 202
DEP'T. NY. GAR.

Access, appropriately, is off Forest Ave in Angola.
Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: GAR - James Ayer Post 202

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Date Installed or Dedicated: Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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