Near Waynetown in Montgomery County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Oldest Surviving Veteran of American Revolution
( Tombstone Inscription )
Aug. 6, 1876.
114 Y. 7 M. 4 D.
A remnant of the Revolutionary War.
- - - ∮ - - - ∮ - - - ∮ - - -
Friend after friend departs:
Who has not lost a friend.
There is no union here of hearts
that finds not here an end.
Thus star by star declines
Till all are passed away.
As morning high and higher shines
to more and perfect day.
Location. 39° 58.909′ N, 87° 1.282′ W. Marker is near Waynetown, Indiana, in Montgomery County. Marker is on County Route 400S west of Route 600W, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynetown IN 47990, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dorothy Madden Hobson Luther Phanuel Lutheran Church - - Jackson Township (approx. 5.9 miles away); All Veterans in War and Peace (approx. 6.5 miles away); Wabash College Students who Served in the Civil War (approx. 7.2 miles away); First Church Built in Parke County 1828 (approx. 7.4 miles away); Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.5 miles away); Crawfordsville (Indiana) Carnegie Library (approx. 7.5 miles away); Soldiers Buried in "Old Town Cemetery" - Crawfordsville, Indiana (approx. 7.5 miles away).
Also see . . . "Find a Grave" ::. (Submitted on September 23, 2013.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.