Muncie in Delaware County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
World War I War Memorial
—The Spirit of the American Doughboy —
1917 - 18
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
Location. 40° 10.916′ N, 85° 26.441′ W. Marker is in Muncie, Indiana, in Delaware County. Click for map. The "Spirit of the American Doughboy" marker is located inside of "Elm Ridge Memorial Park" to the West (left) of the 'Elm Ridge Office' building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4600 W. Kilgore Avenue, Muncie IN 47304, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hemingray Glass Company (approx. 3.9 miles away); Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 4 miles away); Slickville Tile Works (approx. 10 miles away); The Great Mound (approx. 11.2 miles away); The Bronnenberg Family (approx. 11.2 miles away); The Bronnenberg House (approx. 11.2 miles away); First Indiana Gas Well (approx. 12.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Muncie.
Also see . . .
1. Muncie, Indiana Doughboy::. (Submitted on May 31, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. "The History behind the Doughboy" ::. (Courtesy:: Karen Gardnerl in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Area Historical Society publication.) Originally published in 1991 this link gives a good history and other links - well worth the search and read. (Submitted on May 31, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Military • War, World I •
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