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Chillicothe in Ross County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Camp Sherman Memorial Park

In Memory Of

 
 
Camp Sherman Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2008
1. Camp Sherman Memorial Park Marker
Inscription. The thousands of men who during 1917-1918 became soldiers here under the training of Maj. General Edwin F. Glenn of the 83rd Division and in other units. . .

The thousands of men who under the guidance of A. Bentley & Sons of Toledo, Ohio, in two months transformed 2200 acres of farmland into a facility of 2000 buildings to be known as Camp Sherman. . .

Those thousands of men who in earlier days served in nearby army mobilizations, beginning with the War of 1812. . .
Dedicated July 4, 1975
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To the east is seen Mt. Logan which inspired the design of the Ohio State Seal in 1803
 
Erected 1975.
 
Location. 39° 21.316′ N, 83° 0.004′ W. Marker is in Chillicothe, Ohio, in Ross County. Marker is on Ohio Route 104, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is east of shelter house in Camp Sherman Memorial Park, off Pleasant Valley Road, west of Ohio Route 104. Marker is in this post office area: Chillicothe OH 45601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Sherman (within shouting
Camp Sherman Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2008
2. Camp Sherman Memorial Park Marker
distance of this marker); Camp Bull (approx. half a mile away); Harold "Pat" White Jr. (approx. half a mile away); Effigy Pipes (approx. 1.4 miles away); A Flourishing Culture (approx. 1.5 miles away); Ancient Monuments (approx. 1.5 miles away); A Scared Purpose (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mica Splendor (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chillicothe.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, World I
 
Camp Sherman Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darryl Smith
3. Camp Sherman Memorial Park Marker
Ada Simon Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2008
4. Ada Simon Memorial Marker
Pathfinders Bench Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2008
5. Pathfinders Bench Marker
In dedication of the brave men and women past, present, and future who stand valiantly in defense of freedom.
Pathfinders Bench and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 21, 2008
6. Pathfinders Bench and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,028 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Darryl Smith of Cincinnati, Ohio.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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