Honoring the Four Heroic Chaplains... Historical

Honoring the Four Heroic Chaplains... Historical (HM1V5L)

Location: Copiague, NY 11726 Suffolk County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 40.875', W 73° 23.982'

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who gave their life jackets so that four soldiers might live. The S.S. Dorchester was torpedoed February 3, 1943. As it sank, the four were seen linked arm in arm, heads uplifted in prayer.
[The top panel is inscribed:]
One nation, under God, indivisible,
with liberty & justice for all

[The main body of the marker is illustrated with portraits of each of the chaplains, along with their religious affiliation. They are: Lt. G.L. Fox, Protestant; Lt. J.P. Washington, Catholic; Lt. C.V. Poling, Protestant; Lt. A.D. Goode, Jewish. Between them all is a representation of the Special Medal for Heroism awarded to them by Congress in 1961.]
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HM NumberHM1V5L
Year Placed2015
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 635236 N 4504605
Decimal Degrees40.68125000, -73.39970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 40.875', W 73° 23.982'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 40' 52.5" N, 73° 23' 58.92" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)631
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1852-1874 County Rd 47, Copiague NY 11726, US
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