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Richmond in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Korean War Memorial

1950 - 1955

 
 
Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
1. Korean War Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated
to those who
fought to keep
South Korea
free and to
those who
maintain
the vigilance.

Dedicated June 23, 1984

 
Erected 1984.
 
Location. 39° 49.767′ N, 84° 53.73′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Main Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling south on 5th Street. Click for map. Marker is on the Freedom Fountain Plaza, about 100 feet SE of city hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 N. 5th Street, Richmond IN 47374, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wayne Township World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Freedom Fountain (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 1968 Downtown Richmond Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); Richmond Police Department Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sailor Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richmond's Record Roots (approx. 0.4 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, Korean
 
Korean War Memorial Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
2. Korean War Memorial Roll of Honor
Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
3. Korean War Memorial
At far right, with WWII Memorial in front of main flagpole and Vietnam War Memorial partially obscured by fountain. Freedom Fountain marker to left, in front of fountain. Wayne County Courthouse in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,138 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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