Soldiers Monument

Plank Road & N Main Street, Berlin, NY

War memorial completed in 1909


Soldiers Monument

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1989



The Women’s Christian Temperance Union erected this monument in 1906. The statue of a Civil War soldier was added in 1909 when the GAR Silas Tappen Post #511 and the Berlin Grange raised funds from folks around Rensselaer County to turn it into a memorial for all those in the county who served in the Civil War. After World War II a granite monument was added to honor those who served in World Wars I and II.

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2019: New photo from Richard Doody
  • January 31, 2019: Added by Richard Doody


  • Richard Doody