The American Civil War Memorial

The American Civil War Memorial pays tribute to the sacrifice made by citizens of Waterloo during the Civil War, and recognizes the soldiers from the North and the South who gave their lives in the conflict. The Civil War exacted a great toll on the American people; it was one of the most arduous times in our history when more lives were lost than in all our other wars combined. The Memorial, designed by sculptor Pietro del Fabro of Princeton Junction, New Jersey, is located in Lock Park along the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, part of the Erie Canal System. Pietro’s design incorporates the Memorial into the historic canal environment of Waterloo and provides a destination for visitors arriving from town, those hiking the recreational trails, and boaters cruising the inland waterway. The Memorial includes individual cenotaphs for each man from Waterloo who died in battle and a North South Cenotaph recognizing all lives lost in the war. The North South Cenotaph is constructed of stones sent from the 36 States which were in existence at the end of the Civil War. There will be tours of the American Civil War Memorial Saturday at 2:00 and 4:00pm.

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Waterloo Remembers

May 26-28, 2017

151st Consecutive
Memorial Day Observance
May 30, 2017

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Girl Scout leader and committee member Sarah Smolinski and Daisy scout Delaney McDonald representing Troop 40195 collected toys and canned goods that were donated to the less fortunate at Christmas time. The Celebrate Commemorate Committee also donated canned goods as an alternative to exchanging gifts at our annual Christmas meeting/dinner party on December 7th, 2016 ... See MoreSee Less

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Some highlights from Saturday: Stamp Cancellation, Children's entertainment, Train rides, Plein Aire Painting, Boat Rides, History Tour, Living History Encampement, Press Conference, ExtravaCANza, ACWM Reconciliation Event...
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Tribute to the Fallen 5 K Race - Photos by Erin and Lori Photography
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Some highlights from Saturday: Stamp Cancellation, Children's entertainment, Train rides, Plein Aire...

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Friday, May 27, 2016, the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War hosted a reception for Allied Orders and Special Guests at the Gridley Inn to kick off the weekends events. The evening continued at Fatzinger Hall where the Waterloo Library and Historical Society sponsored a reception for the Henry C. Welles Award winners, Ed and Laurel Callahan. The evening ended with the American Civil War Memorial Illumination and Remembrance Ceremony.

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Friday, May 27, 2016, the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War hosted a reception for Allied...

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The 150th Anniversary of Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies held on May 30, 2016 in Waterloo, NY.

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The traditional Memorial Day Parade was held in Waterloo, NY on May 30, 2016, commemorating the 150t...

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