Waverly in Pike County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Pike County Twentieth-Century War Memorial
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
Desert Storm 1990-1991
Nor shall your story
while fame her record keeps,
or honor points
the hallowed spot
where valor proudly sleeps.
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 Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Savings Stamps (approx. 0.2 miles away); German Evangelical Church / Pike Heritage Foundation Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Ohio and Erie Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waverly.
Categories. • 20th Century • Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II •
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