IN HONOR OF THE
MEN AND WOMEN
WHO SERVED IN
THE ARMED FORCES
OF THEIR COUNTRY
IN TIME OF WAR
This plaque is on the Main Street side of the monument which is toped by the Gorham
Silversmith’s foundry produced American Eagle with full spread wings. On the other
three sides are Honor Rolls listing those residents who served in the 20th Century wars
of our republic. This monument was dedicated on Memorial Day, Wednesday, May 30th,
WORLD WAR I
1917 - 1918
This plaque lists the names of 143 Lancaster residents who served in the war and the
five Sons of Lancaster who “Made The Supreme Sacrifice” in defense of our liberty.
Those five lost son’s names are followed by a star.
This Monument sits front and center in Lancaster’s Centennial Park, formerly know as
Central Park, this gray granite War Memorial Monument surrounded by Weeks Memorial
Library and the Coos County Superior Court.