In the days of triumph and peace it is wise to remember the cost of victory.
Let us resolve that the sacrifices made by these men shall not be in vain.
Let us, the living, pledge ourselves to preeserve and protect for their children
and ours the freedom and liberties for which they gave their lives.
"Great love hath no man than this,
that a man lay down his life for his friends"
"1898 - 1902
"This monument dedicated by the
CITY OF HAVERHILL
to commemorate the valor and patriotism
of the men of this city who served
in the war with Spain
Philippine Insurrection and
China Relief Expedition 1898 - 1902
under the auspices of
Sergeant Fred Thomas Camp No. 48
United Spanish War Veterans
Department of Massachusetts"
"Women Veterans Memorial
to honor all women in the
City of Haverhill who have
so proudly served or are now
serving in the Armed Forces
of The United States"
I came into town from the north, so Gale Park was the first opportunity to see any of Haverhill's monuments. From the obvious effort shown in the presentations, I thought there might be one, or maybe two, more monuments in town. Boy, I was off on that notion. In the space of two days I found at least another four or five distinct memorial areas. As time allows I will research these honor rolls for stories of the fallen.
Can you offer a place to pitch my tent? One of the largest expenses of this tour is camping and lodging fees. I usually arrive at my campsite just before dusk and depart prior to 8:30 AM. Click on the "Contact" menu option to send me a message.