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307th Infantry Regiment Memorial Grove


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The 307th Infantry Regiment Memorial Grove is an area dedicated to the memory of soldiers who gave their lives during World War I. Following the war, several young trees were planted in the grove- one for each of the Regiment’s companies. Each tree was marked with a plaque containing the names of men in that company who died in battle.


307th Infantry Regiment Memorial Tree

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307th Infantry Regiment Stone

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Over time, the grove fell into disrepair as several of the trees died and some of the plaques were stolen. A large boulder was later added to the site to serve as a combined memorial for all of the companies.


Knights of Pythias Stone

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Within the grove is another memorial that is not related to the 307th Infantry: the Knights of Pythias Memorial. The Knights of Pythias is a fraternal order charted by Congress in 1864 with the mission to promote universal understanding and peace. The memorial honors the Knights of Pythias who were lost in World War I.


Additional Information

Near: Mid-Park

Location

Directly south of Rumsey Playfield and East of the Naumburg Bandshell

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