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USS THRESHER (SSN 593) MEMORIALS

- TOWN of KITTERY, MAINE

USS THRESHER MEMORIALS
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Kittery's new Memorial Park with the Circle of Honor and the

USS Thresher Memorial stone looking southwest



Kittery’s new Memorial Park with the Circle of Honor and its 
centrally located water stone looking north


Memorial Trees ready for offloading on the east side of the 
Kittery Town Hall and the 
USS Thresher Memorial Flag in the background


Memorial Park Bradford Pear Trees ready


Perfectly measuring and locating the Memorial Trees prior to 
planting are Walter Lang (center) and his son, Mathew 


Gerry Mylroie wields a shovel


Placing granite stepping stones toward the Memorial water stone 
at the center of the Circle of Honor are Walter Lang and helper


Installing the Circle of Honor crushed granite surface 
within the granite cobblestone edging with 
USS Thresher Memorial Flag in the background


Planting and working on finishing touches in the new 
Kittery Memorial Park


Installing Circle of Honor looking east


Perfectly measuring and locating the Memorial Trees

prior to planting



Planting Memorial Trees are Walter Lang (right) with 
sons Mathew (left) and Peter (center) with 
Lang’s Landscape Service who donated 
the granite  for the USS Thresher Memorial Flag base


Memorial Water Stone being washed in the center of 
Memorial Park and on the axis with the 
USS Thresher Memorial Flag looking west


Memorial Water Stone look west on the axis with the 
USS Thresher Memorial Flag looking west


Memorial Benches being installed by Walter Lang (center), 
son Peter (right) and nephew, Josh (left)


Memorial Benches made of classic granite, one of six, 
being installed by Walter Lang, (left) and son Peter (right)


Memorial Benches being installed by 
Walter Lang (right) and son (Peter)


Memorial Bench being installed at a perfect right angle 

from the center line axis by 

Walter Lang (left) and son Peter (right)



Memorial Bench being perfectly installed adjacent to the
 Circle of Honor by Andrew Lang, Walter's eldest son


Memorial Park planting bed being prepared for 
Memorial Trees and golden cypress shrubs


Memorial Bench being installed in from of Memorial Tree 


Memorial Park looking east with the ten Memorial Trees, 
6 Benches and 40 Gold Cypress shrubs 
framing the Circle of Honor

Memorial Park looking east with the ten Memorial Trees 
and 40 Gold Cypress shrubs symbolic of the gold braid 
on a military uniform planted between the Trees