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Hopedale in Harrison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

M101A1 105mm Towed Howitzers

Serial Numbers 317 & 3622

 

—Dedicated on July 16, 2000 —

 
M101A1 105mm Towed Howitzers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, October 3, 2010
1. M101A1 105mm Towed Howitzers Marker
Inscription. The 105 howitzer was first put into full production in 1934. They were used for the support of the infantry soldier. Each artillery battery consisted of 5 guns, each with the capability of firing shells a distance of 8 miles. The 105 howitzer was used in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam before being modified in 1985.
 
Location. 40° 19.236′ N, 80° 54.511′ W. Marker is in Hopedale, Ohio, in Harrison County. Marker can be reached from Ohio Route 151 west of Local Highway 62, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the American Legion post in Hopedale, just to the right of the clubhouse. The grounds are accessed by a drive up a hill 1/4 of a mile to the west of the intersection of Ohio Route 151 and Dump Road. Marker is in this post office area: Hopedale OH 43976, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Hopedale / Clark Gable, "The King of Hollywood" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Abraham Lincoln at Cadiz Junction (approx. 3 miles away); Cadiz G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Clark Gable (approx. 5.6 miles away); Bishop Matthew Simpson
M101A1 105mm Towed Howitzers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, October 3, 2010
2. M101A1 105mm Towed Howitzers Marker
(approx. 5.7 miles away); Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees (approx. 5.7 miles away); Cadiz, Ohio (approx. 5.8 miles away); Society of Friends in Early Smithfield (approx. 7.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hopedale.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
 
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