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Harrod Veterans Memorial Park

The Price of Freedom

 
 
Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker (Front) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
1. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker (Front)
Inscription.
[Front]
Dedicated to the memory of all
veterans of the Armed Forces of
the United States of America, who
unselfishly served their country
in time of peace or war. It is
because of this effort that we
enjoy the freedom that is
ours today.

Dedicated June 14, 1997

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Army, est. June 14, 1775
Navy, est. Oct. 13, 1775
Marine, est. Nov. 1775
Coast Guard, est. Aug. 4, 1790
Air Force, est. Sept. 18, 1947



Instruments of war remind us of
the price of democracy and liberty.
We honor all our men and women
who gave their lives, who have served
or are serving our country
in the preservation of our freedom

 
Erected 1997 by Auglaize Township Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 42.563′ N, 83° 55.255′ W. Marker is in Harrod, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is between 2nd and 3rd Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Harrod OH 45850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USS Texas (CGN 39) (here, next to this marker); 1905 Shay Engine
Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker (Back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
2. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker (Back)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Workman's Crew Caboose (within shouting distance of this marker); LaFayette - Jackson Township Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); P-39 Airacobra Crash Site (approx. 4.4 miles away); McKee's Hill (approx. 4.9 miles away); Headwaters of the Auglaize River (approx. 5.5 miles away); The Hog Creek Settlement (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrod.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
Harrod Veterans Memorial Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
3. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park and Marker
Looking east.
Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
4. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
5. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
6. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
7. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
8. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
9. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
10. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
11. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
12. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
13. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
14. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
15. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
16. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Bench
Bingham
John F.-U.S.N. Ret. 1944-68
Charles M.-U.S.N. Ret. 1948-78
George M.-U.S. Army 1948-54
John M.-U.S. Navy 1980-83
Matthew J.-U.S. Army 1982-87
Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
17. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Bench
Gross
Brothers
Charles K. 90th Div-3rd Army 1943-1945
Roger E. 21st ROK Div-Korea 1952-1954
Gary D. USAF 380th Bmb Wg 1957-1961
Robert R. USS New Jersey 1965-1969
Ronald L. USN Vietnam 1965-1969
Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
18. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Bench
Stout
RADM Hearld F., Pearl Harbor Survivor
S/SGT Paul E., Pearl Harbor Survivor
PVT William L., Jr., Purple Heart - WWII
CPL John J., European Theater - WWII
SGT Thomas J., American Theater - WWII
AMN Richard M., American Theater - WWII
LCPL Donald C., Vietnam - USMC
Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
19. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Edward J. Veasey
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 1275, Lima, Ohio
Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
20. Harrod Veterans Memorial Park Time Capsule
 
 
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