McConnelsville in Morgan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
McConnelsville World War I Memorial
Erected 1923 by Thomas Henry Simpson.
Location. 39° 38.915′ N, 81° 50.889′ W. Marker is in McConnelsville, Ohio, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 60) and 10th Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: McConnelsville OH 43756, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McConnelsville Persian Gulf War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Howard Chandler Christy (within shouting distance of this marker); Lelia Morris & Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Carlos M. Riecker Complex (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Evelyn True Button House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in McConnelsville.
More about this marker. Mr. T.H. Simpson was a native of McConnelsville and owner of the Michigan Malleable
Also see . . . My Story. An article by Dr. Robert Richmond published on July 9th, 2008. While the article is mainly concerning the town's Civil War Memorial, it does include information about this one as well. (Submitted on November 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Doughboy
Categories. • 20th Century • Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I •
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