Tioga County Memorial - Owego, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 06.140 W 076° 15.725
18T E 395644 N 4661908
Quick Description: The civil war monument is in front of the Tioga County Courthouse
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/2/2015 6:16:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMN665
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
The Civil War Monument is next to a monument for all wars.

"Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Monument: The Civil War monument, in honor of the soldiers and sailors of Tioga County, was unveiled and dedicated on July 4, 1891. It stands 50 feet high and is made from 100 tons of granite from the famous Barre, Vermont quarries at a cost of $8,000. The cast iron cannons were installed in 1900. By mistake they were mounted upside down, standing on the “vents” instead of the upright position."
Date Installed or Dedicated: 7/4/1891

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Tioga County

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

Related Website: [Web Link]

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