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Egbert Triangle

Egbert Memorial map_it

  • Location: Port Richmond Road and Forest Avenue
  • Description: Monument with tablet
  • Materials: Fieldstone monument with bronze tablet
  • Dimensions: Plaque: 2'5" h; 2'w
  • Dedicated: 1935
  • Donor: Plaque: American Legion, Monument: DPR
  • Inscription: FOR GOD AND COUNTRY/ EGBERT SQUARE/ NAMED IN HONOR OF/ ARTHUR STANLEY EGBERT/ SEA 2C USNRF/ WHO DIED IN THE SINKING OF THE/ USS PRESIDENT LINCOLN, ON MAY 31, 1918/ AND DEDICATED TO THE MEN AND WOMEN/ OF PORT RICHMOND AND GRANITEVILLE/ WHO DEVOTEDLY SERVED THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE WORLD WAR 1917-1918 / ERECTED BY / ARTHUR S. EGBERT POST NO 95 / THE AMERICAN LEGION

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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