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Waverly in Pike County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pike County Twentieth-Century War Memorial

 
 
Pike County Twentieth-Century War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2009
1. Pike County Twentieth-Century War Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Glory of Almighty God in memory of Pike County men and women who by their unselfish patriotism have advanced the American ideals of liberty and the universal brotherhood of man.

World War I 1917-1918

World War II 1941-1945

Korea 1950-1953

Vietnam 1964-1973

Desert Storm 1990-1991

Nor shall your story
be forgot,
while fame her record keeps,
or honor points
the hallowed spot
where valor proudly sleeps.
Theodore O'Hara
 
Location. 39° 7.53′ N, 82° 59.307′ W. Marker is in Waverly, Ohio, in Pike County. Marker is on Emmitt Avenue (U.S. 23), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. The Veterans' Memorial Plaza is in Canal Park, opposite Hunter's Chrysler Dodge, 215 W. Emmitt Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly OH 45690, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pike County Revolutionary Soldiers (here, next to this marker); Pike County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Canal Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Emmitt House / James Emmitt (approx. 0.2 miles
Pike County Twentieth-Century War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2009
2. Pike County Twentieth-Century War Memorial
D.A.R. Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial to right.
away but has been reported missing); Pike County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Savings Stamps (approx. 0.2 miles away); German Evangelical Church / Pike Heritage Foundation Museum (approx. mile away); Ohio and Erie Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waverly.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
World War II-era 90mm Cannon at Veterans' Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2009
3. World War II-era 90mm Cannon at Veterans' Memorial Plaza
World War II-era 90mm Cannon Builder's Plate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2009
4. World War II-era 90mm Cannon Builder's Plate
World War II-era 90mm Cannon Carriage Plate image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2009
5. World War II-era 90mm Cannon Carriage Plate
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 797 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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