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War Memorial - East Canaan

   
War Memorial - East Canaanloupe
Lower Road and SR 44
East Canaan
CT
USA
06024

The East Canaan Veterans Memorial is a 6.5' high field-stone triple exedra topped by a bell. The monument rests on a circular concrete base with a walkway that leads southwest to the monument from the direction of Route 44.

A marble plaque on the northeast exedra face is inscribed:

THIS MEMORIAL
WAS ERECTED BY THE
CITIZENS & FRIENDS
OF
EAST CANAAN CONN
1928

A marble plaque on the southwest exedra face has the starting dates of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, Spanish American War and is inscribed:

IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO DEFENDED
THEIR COUNTRY
*1776* – *1812*
*1865* - *1898*

A marble plaque on the southeast exedra face has the dates of World War I and is inscribed:

IN MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO ANSWERED
THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL
1917 – 1918