Dartmoor - Gate to the American POW Cemetery

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Reference WMO/270222


H M Prison Dartmoor,


PL20 6RR


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Gate
  • Stone Granite
  • North America (1812-1815)
About the memorial: The gate, a copy of the main granite entrance gate to Dartmoor Prison of c1808, has a semi-hexagonal head.
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To the glory of God- and in loving memory of - the two hundred and eighteen - American sailors and soldiers - of the War of 1812 who died here - this memorial gateway - is erected by the - National Society United States - Daughters of 1812 - 30 May 1928'. 'American Cemetery- 1928 Memorial Arch - the National Society - United Stated Daughters of 1812 - addendum: it is now known there are - 271 American prisoners buried here. Placed June 5, 2010 - Charlotte Slinkard - Honorary National President - Connie Grund - Chairman National'

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