Monuments and Memorials

Capt. Joel Cook Monument, Argyle Park.

Monument Description 

Memorial honoring Veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

South side of West Main Street, Babylon, in front of the gazebo.

For God – For Country

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That a Man Lay Down His Life for His Friends

In Memoriam – World War II, 1941-1945 – Korean Veterans, 1950-1953 – Vietnam Veterans, 1961-1975

Babylon Post 94 American Legion

Erected in 1906 to honor Captain Joel Cook, a veteran of the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Originally placed at Babylon High School, the monument was moved to Argyle Park in 1957.

Argyle Park, north side of West Main Street, east side of the falls, Babylon.

This Monument is erected to honor and perpetuate the memory of Capt. Joel Cook.

A brave soldier who served in the American Army throughout the Revolutionary war and who also recruited and commanded a company in the War of 1812.

Born at Wallingford Conn., Oct. 12, 1760.

Died at Babylon, L.I., Dec. 8, 1851.

His patriotism, heroism, and manly virtues merit emulation by the present and the future generations.

Monument at American Legion Post #94.

22 Grove Place, Babylon.

In Memory of All Veterans Who Served Our Nation in Times of Conflict in World War I – World War II – Korea – Vietnam – Lebanon/Grenada – Panama – Persian Gulf

Babylon Post #94

Dedicated May 30, 1998.

Monument honoring local casualties of World War I.

Argyle Park, north side of West Main Street, west side of the falls, Babylon.

Dedicated – A.D. 1919

In Honor Of

Ralph J. Billingsley Ÿ Leroy Johnson

Edward Joseph Cockerill Ÿ Percy Landwehr

Eugene Henry Floyd Ÿ Joseph F. Murphy

Eugene Matthew Ford Ÿ Roland R. Murray

John C. Huttle Ÿ Arthur Leigh Simrell

Charles Duffy Ÿ William P. Wesch

Monument honoring local casualties of World War I.

Southeast corner of Grove Place and South Carll Avenue, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Tom commemorate the Supreme Sacrifice Made by Babylon’s Heroes

Eugene Henry Floyd Ÿ Leroy Johnson

Charles Duffy Ÿ Percy Landwehr

Eugene Floyd Ÿ Joseph F. Murphy

Eugene M. Ford Ÿ Roland Murray

John C. Huttle Ÿ Arthur L. Simrell

William P. Wesch

World War – 1917-1919

July 4th, 1919

Monument and bell honoring volunteer firemen.

Northwest corner of North Carll Avenue and West Main Street.

In memory of those who served as Volunteer Firemen of the Babylon Fire Department, Org. 1881