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Near New Castle in Henry County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana

 

—The Spirit of the American Doughboy —

 
W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
1. W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. Erected by Henry County Chapter American War Mothers in Honor of The Boys from this County who Served During The World War 1917 - - 1918
 
Erected by Henry County Chapter American War Mothers.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.101′ N, 85° 23.082′ W. Marker is near New Castle, Indiana, in Henry County. Marker can be reached from Memorial Drive south of East Waycross Drive. Click for map. Located in "Henry County Memorial Park". Using Waycross Drive you may be able to park in the 'south most' area of the 'maintenance area' - then a 'brisk walk' to the "'Doughboy - World War I Memorial". Marker is at or near this postal address: 2221 N. Memorial Drive, New Castle IN 47362, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Co. G 152nd Inf. 38th Div. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Co. I 152nd Inf. 38th Div. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer (approx. ¼ mile away); Henry County War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); USS Hyman DD732
Long View - - W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
2. Long View - - W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana Marker
The sun 'washed' out the marker which is located in the left-center lower portion of the photo.
(approx. half a mile away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dedicated to the Henry County Veterans (approx. 1.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial - Henry County Indiana (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Castle.
 
Also see . . .
1. New Castle, Indiana Doughboy::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at New Castle, IN. (Submitted on June 21, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. "The History behind the Doughboy" ::. (Courtesy:: Karen Gardnerl in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Area Historical Society publication.) Originally published in 1991 this link gives a good history and other links - well worth the search and read. (Submitted on June 21, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, World I
 
Left View - - Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
3. Left View - - Doughboy Statue
Above the marker is "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" Statue which is on top of an earth and rock mound.
Front View - - Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
4. Front View - - Doughboy Statue
Profile View - - Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
5. Profile View - - Doughboy Statue
Total View - - W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
6. Total View - - W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,118 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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