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The Soldiers and Sailors Monument is perhaps one of the most impressive and beautiful war memorials in our area, but the true significance of the shrine is often overshadowed by the novelty and "thrill of the climb" up the winding steel staircase. In the face of grave sacrifice, a community struggled to memorialize the hundreds of young men, sons, brothers, and fathers, who left the security of home for ideals far greater than themselves.

Publication Date

5-26-2018

Volume

4

Issue

21

Publisher

County of Orleans

City

Albion

Keywords

Village of Albion, Town of Albion, Mount Albion Cemetery, Civil War, Orleans County, Medina Sandstone

Disciplines

Public History | United States History

The Soldiers & Sailors Monument: A County-wide Civil War Memorial

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