12th Annual Golf Tournament

12th Annual Golf Tournament

12th Annual Golf Tournament Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 Richter Park Golf Course Danbury, CT $175 Per person Register $700 Per Four-some Register All net proceeds from this outing will help the War Memorial continue to serve the community during these difficult financial times. Your Golf Day Includes Greens and Cart Fees Buffet Lunch Door Prize…

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Veterans Walkway of Honor

Built in 2012 to commemorate the men and women who have served in the American military, the Veterans Walkway of Honor is an elegant pathway that can be found at the Danbury War Memorial. The walkway is lined with bricks that display the names, ranks, and service branches of American veterans; photos and short biographies…

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The Historical Milestone

The Historical Milestone was originally placed in 1787 by Major William Taylor in front of his house which stood on the War Memorial grounds. In an attempt to recoup his fortune lost to battle in the Revolutionary War, Major Taylor converted his home into an Inn primarily for people traveling between New York and Hartford.…

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The Merchant Marine Monument

The Merchant Marine monument is meant to initiate a greater public understanding of those who delivered materials across every ocean during the most difficult and dangerous of times. The Merchant Marine lost a higher percentage of its members than any branch of military service during World War II. Merchant Mariners were responsible for providing supplies…

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The Korean War Monument

On June 25, 1950, Communist North Korean armed forces crossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea in a full scale war of aggression, determined to place the entire Korean peninsula under their control.” Three years later a cost of more than 41,000 dead, missing in action or accounted for U.S. troops, an armistice was…

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The Martin Rader Oak Tree

In 1965, Danbury Attorney Martin Rader was nominated as a delegate to the third Constitutional Convention in the state’s history. Such conventions are held infrequently and have the potential power to change the constitution by which the state operates. During the convention, Rader was presented with a seedling from Connecticut’s original Charter Oak, the states…

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Corporal Nathan E. Hickok

Hickok, a Danbury native, was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Civil War for capturing a Confederate battle flag. In 1861, Hickok, 22, volunteered to serve in the Union Army. He was assigned as a sharpshooter to Company A in the 8th Connecticut Infantry. In June of 1864, Hickok was transferred to…

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First Lieutenant Lee R. Hartell

This memorial commemorates Danbury’s Lee R. Hartell, who was killed in battle in 1951 during the Korean War. For his bravery and courage, First Lieutenant Hartell was posthumously awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military recognition. He was the first and only Danbury Veteran to receive this prestigious award in the post-Civil…

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