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Wellington in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Spirit of 76

In Memoriam

 
 
Spirit of '76 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
1. Spirit of '76 Marker
Center marker, front.
Inscription.
Center marker, front:

Revolutionary War 1775-1783
War of 1812
Civil War 1861-1865
Spanish American 1898-1901
World War 1917-1918
World War II 1941-1945
Korean War 1950-1953
Vietnam War 1961-1975

Center marker, back:

This monument was made possible by contributions by Walter H. Sage in memory of his father Calvin Sage, and by the patriotic and fraternal organizations of Wellington, Ohio.

Archibald M. Willard, famous for his painting, “Spirit of 76”, lived in Wellington the greater part of his life and lies buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Wellington, Ohio.

Erected November 11, 1940


Right-hand marker:

Global Conflicts
Lebanon, Grenada, Panama
Somalia, Bosnia, Kuwait
Afghanistan and Iraq
1982-2001


Left-hand marker:

American Legion “Spirit of 76” Post 8
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6941


 
Location. 41° 10.06′ N, 82° 13.043′ W. Marker is in Wellington, Ohio, in Lorain County. Marker is on Ohio Route 58 0.1 miles south of Ohio Route 18. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 136 Ohio 58, Wellington OH 44090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Spirit of 76 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
2. Spirit of 76 Marker
Center marker, back.
At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Archibald M. Willard (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Monument (approx. 4.4 miles away); Horr Cheese House, 1865 / Myron T. Herrick (1854-1929) (approx. 4.6 miles away); Huntington Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Great Kipton Train Wreck (approx. 8.3 miles away); Charles M. Hall and Frank M. Jewett (approx. 8.4 miles away); The Burrell-King House (approx. 8.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wellington.
 
More about this marker. The monument consists of three stone markers, side-by-side.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar of 1812
 
Spirit of 76 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
3. Spirit of 76 Marker
Center marker, back, bottom.
Spirit of 76 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
4. Spirit of 76 Marker
Right-hand marker.
Spirit of 76 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
5. Spirit of 76 Marker
Left-hand marker.
Spirit of 76 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
6. Spirit of 76 Marker
The marker set stands in front of Wellington Town Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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