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Near Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial

 
 
Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
1. Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to the Memory
Of the Following
Revolutionary Soldiers
Buried in Allen County


Michael Cronts
James Ball
Charles Weeks, Sr.
William Berry
Samuel Bird, Sgt.
James Saunders
Gurdin Burnham, Sgt.
David Blair
David Bryant

 
Erected 1928 by Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 5.63′ N, 85° 14.724′ W. Marker is near Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker can be reached from O'Day Road north of Yellow River Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in the War Veterans Memorial Shrine. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2122 O'Day Road, Fort Wayne IN 46818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Tribute Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Maumee - Wabash Portage (approx. 3.7 miles away); Lindenwood Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); Wabash and Erie Canal Groundbreaking
Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
2. Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Camp Allen 1861-64 (approx. 4.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of the Fort Wayne College (approx. 4.8 miles away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 4.8 miles away); Old Aqueduct Club Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Wayne.
 
More about this marker. According to the website of the Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter of the DAR, the memorial was originally erected on September 22, 1928 at the Swinney Homestead on W. Jefferson Boulevard in Fort Wayne. The memorial was moved to War Veterans Memorial Shrine in Allen County on August 20, 2000.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
3. Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial
Behind the memorial is the Betsy Ross Flag and Flagpole dedicated in 2000 by the Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
4. Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial
The memorial, located in the background of this photo, is part of the War Veterans Memorial Shrine along with other memorials and monuments dedicated to our veterans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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