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A tribute to all Seabees, past - present - future. Built by the members of N.S.V.A. Island X-8 of the Niagara Frontier, Tonawanda, NY. CMA3 Marvin Glen Shields, NCB Team 1104. Citation: For action on 10 June 1965 at Dong Xoai, Vietnam, the Preside…
In memory of beloved husband Joseph E. Darlak, SKIc, 30th Naval Construction Battalion, World War II.
In memory of Nancy Skrlin and her father, Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C., who gave his life on Iwo Jima W.W.II. S/S Bee made and donated by Skrlin Coating and Blasting, Ltd., Niagara Falls, NY [lower plaque] Island X-8 honors RADM James C. Doebler (Ret.…
United States Marines Cpl. Jason L. Dunham, born 10 November 1981 - died 22 April 2004. Awarded the Medal of Honor. United States Marine Corps. Mobile Bay, Alabama, August 5, 1864. Semper Fidelis. Cpl. Willard M. Smith. Medal of Honor Recipient. "…
The "Highspeed Line" was officially opened June 9, 1918. For a long time it was the fastest mode of transportation between Buffalo and Niagara Falls. The travel time between the foot of Main Street in Buffalo and the foot of Falls Street in Niagar…
My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers, for he to-day that sheds his blood …
North Tonawanda The home of the Civil War's most famous army scout Col. Lewis S. Payne 1819-1898 In grateful remembrance Company D, "Eagle" regiment N.Y. Volunteers, "Reactivated"
First Schoolhouse In 1837 on this site donated by James and John Sweeney, the first schoolhouse in N. Tonawanda was erected
This Cemetery was founded on Feb 12, 1868 as the Col. John Sweeney Rural Cemetery Association. Many graves are from the Tonawanda Burying Grounds formerly located along the Niagara River south of Tonawanda Creek. In 1921, the cemetery was reorgani…
Dedicated to the memory of those who made the greatest sacrifice in Vietnam [10 names]