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

To the Memory of Those Who Served Their Country

“ Soldiers Memorial Pavilion “

 

—Owen County (Spencer) Indiana —

 
To the Memory of Those Who Served Their Country Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
1. To the Memory of Those Who Served Their Country Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Memory of Those
Who Served Their Country
During the Wars of the United States
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Erected through the Efforts of
The Women's Relief Corps
of Spencer, Indiana
1939
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Panel and Design of Pavilion Furnished By:
E. M. Viquesney, Sculptor.

 
Erected 1939 by Women's Relief Corps of Spencer.
 
Location. 39° 16.952′ N, 86° 46.025′ W. Marker is in Spencer, Indiana, in Owen County. Marker can be reached from West Wayne Street west of South Water Street. Click for map. Go West on West Wayne Street from South Water Street. Enter "Riverside Cemetery" - Soldiers Memorial Hill can be seen easily on the Left. BUT, follow the one way drive-way to the left for easy parking on lower part of the hill. Cemetery workers are very helpbul and friendly. Marker is in this post office area: Spencer IN 47460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Marker - and - "The American's Creed" (behind glass) Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
2. Marker - and - "The American's Creed" (behind glass)
At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Cannons - Owen County Indiana (a few steps from this marker); American Revolution War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Owen County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Owen County War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ferry Bridge (approx. 5.9 miles away); Stinesville Limestone Industry (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Ten O'Clock Line (approx. 7.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spencer.
 
Regarding To the Memory of Those Who Served Their Country.
The American's Creed
By William Tyler Page – 1917
I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed, a democracy in a republic, a sovereign Nation of many sovereign States; a perfect union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice, and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes.
I therefore believe it is
" The American's Creed " - William Tyler Page Photo, Click for full size
By Courtesy:: E. M. Viquisney, circa 1936
3. " The American's Creed " - William Tyler Page
my duty to my country to love it, to support its Constitution, to obey its laws, to respect its flag, and to defend it against all enemies.
 
Also see . . .
1. "The Spirit of the Doughboy" downtown Spencer ::. The Doughboy statues were the heart and soul of Viquesney's work for the public. Spencer, Indiana is where he was born and died - his "Home Town". (Submitted on May 27, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. News Video - - "Old Theater gets New Life" (Courtesy:: WTHITV 10)::. (Submitted on April 23, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Additional keywords. E. M. Viquesney, Sculptor
 
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Dias of  the " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion " Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
4. Dias of the " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion "
Inscribed on front of Dias: "Restored by American Legion Post 285 and V.F.W. Post 1405. 5-85 (presumed to be: May 1985)
" Soldiers Memorial Pavilion " Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
5. " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion "
Back / West View - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion " Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
6. Back / West View - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion "
Full Back View - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion " Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
7. Full Back View - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion "
East / Back View - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion " Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
8. East / Back View - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion "
Front / East View - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion " Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
9. Front / East View - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion "
View From - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion " Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
10. View From - - " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion "
Flag Pole Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
11. Flag Pole
Flag Pole - and -  American Revolution Memorial Cannon Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
12. Flag Pole - and - American Revolution Memorial Cannon
Flag Pole Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
13. Flag Pole Plaque
" Soldiers Memorial Pavilion " Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
14. " Soldiers Memorial Pavilion "
Viquesney Family Burial Plot Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
15. Viquesney Family Burial Plot
Easily located near Cemetery Office.
Base View - - Viquesney Family Plot - Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
16. Base View - - Viquesney Family Plot - Statue
E. M. (Dick) Viquesney - Grave Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
17. E. M. (Dick) Viquesney - Grave Marker
Full View - - Ernest (Dick) Viquesney in Family Plot Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
18. Full View - - Ernest (Dick) Viquesney in Family Plot
His grave marker is on the near left in the photo.
The "Tivoli" Theater Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
19. The "Tivoli" Theater
The "Tivoli" was named by Viquesney meaning, "This Is Viquseney's Own Little Idea". It is located in downtown Spencer at 26 North Washington Street, a short walk from the Courthouse.
The "Spirit of the Doughboy" bids farewell - - - Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 25, 2009
20. The "Spirit of the Doughboy" bids farewell - - -
 
 
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