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Mt. Gilead in Morrow County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

War Savings Quota

 
 
War Savings Quota Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
1. War Savings Quota Marker
Inscription.
In recognition of
the patriotism of
the people of
Morrow County
who oversubscribed their
War Savings Quota in 1918
this tablet is
gratefully erected by the
Ohio War Savings Committee

 
Location. 40° 32.947′ N, 82° 49.616′ W. Marker is in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, in Morrow County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (Ohio Route 95) and Walnut Street, on the left when traveling east on High Street. Click for map. Marker is at the entrance to the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 E. High Street, Mount Gilead OH 43338, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morrow County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); D.A.R. Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Morrow County Veterans Memorial Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Dawn Powell (within shouting distance of this marker); War Savings Stamps and World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Gilead Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio Central College (approx. 8.3 miles away); Owl Creek Trail (approx. 9.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mt. Gilead.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public WorkPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
War Savings Quota Marker at Courthouse Entrance Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
2. War Savings Quota Marker at Courthouse Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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