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Spencer in Owen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial

 

—The Spirit of the American Doughboy —

 
Front Plaque - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
1. Front Plaque - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
(Front Plaque)
In Grateful Recognition
of the
Patriotic Service Rendered by
The Men and Women of Owen County
During the World War
1917 - 1918
(Back Plaque)
This tablet is erected
in memory of these men of
Owen County
who gave their lives
in the World War
1914 - 1918
Edward C. Call • Forest Douglas • Foster Oliphant • Daniel R. Winklepleck • Guy Coleman • Ernest Lockwood • Oliver Blair • Earl Bonnewell • Curtis Need • Leland McK. Highet • Claude Crouch • Roy Hunsicker • Carl H. Kaiser • Charles C. Keefover • William Lautenschlager • Guy J. Putoff • Harold B. Anthony • Fredrick C. Larsen

(Right Side Plaque)
Missing in Action *
* Killed in Action
World War II
Gaylord Anderson • Floyd B. Arnett • Charles W. Bloucher • James Bracken • John William Brighton • Claude Eugene Brown • Harold Keith Campbell • Garland Lloyd Coleman • Ralph E. DeFore • Lloyd Earl Digus • Wilbur Franklin Edwards • Harold G. Eller • Lloyd Fouts • Loren Guinn • Frank Moore Haton • Gerald Roy Herstine • Norman G. Hoffa • Sheridan E. Holt • Eugene Harold Long • Richard Lukenbill • Donald Marlin Marshall • John Clement Mustard • Marion Burdette McCarter • Forest Leroy Neiswinger • Wilbert H. Ooley
Back Plaque - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
2. Back Plaque - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial Marker
• Wayne Paylon • Theodore James Parish • Sleadis Harold Robertson • Robert Theodore Sansburn • James J. Stevens • Lorin Smith Thomas, Jr. • Glenn Vanover • Gerbert Lester Weaver • Darell Ross Williams
 
Erected 1927.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 39° 17.156′ N, 86° 45.737′ W. Marker is in Spencer, Indiana, in Owen County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Franklin Street, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Click for map. At North/West corner of the Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Spencer IN 47460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Owen County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Owen County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); American Revolution War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Cannons - Owen County Indiana (approx. 0.3 miles away); To the Memory of Those Who Served Their Country (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ferry Bridge
Right Plaque - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
3. Right Plaque - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial Marker
(approx. 5.6 miles away); Stinesville Limestone Industry (approx. 6 miles away); The Ten O'Clock Line (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spencer.
 
Also see . . .
1. Spencer, Indiana:: Doughboy. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at Spencer, Indiana. (Submitted on May 26, 2009, 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 26, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

3. Who are "Doughboy" Searchers??::. This web site gives more detailed history, photos, and items. Also examples of other Viquesney works of Historical Art. (Submitted on May 26, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

4. "Soldiers Memorial Pavilion" ::. More artwork of Earnest M. Viquesney at Riverside Cemetery at the "Soldiers Memorial Pavilion" and the Viquesney Family burial plot. (Submitted on May 27, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords.
"The Spirit of the American Doughboy" image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
4. "The Spirit of the American Doughboy"
E. M. Viquesney
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World IWar, World II
 
Full View - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
5. Full View - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial
Back Full View - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
6. Back Full View - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial
Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
7. Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial
Front - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
8. Front - - Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial Statue
"The Spirit of the American Doughboy" by Ernest M. Viquesney.
"The Spirit of the American Doughboy" image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
9. "The Spirit of the American Doughboy"
"The Spirit of the American Doughboy" image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
10. "The Spirit of the American Doughboy"
Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
11. Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial and Courthouse
Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
12. Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial
Memorial Day - - American Legion - - May 25, 2009 image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
13. Memorial Day - - American Legion - - May 25, 2009
South/West Corner of Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
14. South/West Corner of Courthouse
North/East Corner Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
15. North/East Corner Courthouse
"Viquesney" designed War Memorial at "Riverside Cemetery" in Spencer image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
16. "Viquesney" designed War Memorial at "Riverside Cemetery" in Spencer
Other works of Viquesney are located here at this War Memorial and at the Viquesney family grave site within the Spencer, Indiana "Riverside Cemetery".
Viquesney Family Burial Plot image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
17. Viquesney Family Burial Plot
Ernest M. Viquesney's grave marker is here in the family plot at "Riverside Cemetery".
 
 
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