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McCarthy Square

Bernard McCarthy WW II Memorial map_it

  • Description: Square flagstaff base
  • Materials: Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: H: 4' W: 4'6" D: 4'6"
  • Dedicated: 1944
  • Donor: George A. Hayunga Maritime Post #1069, American Legion
  • Inscription: AROUND TOP: BRAVE MEN AND WORTH / PATRIOTS DEAR TO / GOD AND
    FAMOUS / TO ALL AGES

    FRONT: ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS / OF THE VICINITY AND THE / DR.
    GEORGE A. HAYUNGA / MARITIME POST 1069 AMERICAN / LEGION TO HONOR
    THOSE SERVING / FOR GOD AND COUNTRY / WITH THE U.S. FORCES / WORLD
    WAR II

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