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Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial

 

—Honoring the Names of those from Logan County, Ohio —

 
Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 18, 2014
1. Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker
close up showing text
Inscription.

erected by

Viet Nam Veterans of America
Chapter 104 and citizens of Logan County

Designer- Janice K. Knight
Inscription- Glenda Lamb- Wilson
Dedicated the 18th day of August 1985
and presented to the City of Bellefontaine
 
Erected 1985.
 
Location. 40° 22.006′ N, 83° 44.914′ W. Marker is in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Hayes Street or Allison Road and Brown Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Hayes Street or Allison Road. Click for map. marker is located in the southeast corner of Mary Rutan Park, across the street from the Bellefontaine Cemetery. It is at the northwest corner of Hayes Street/Allison Rd., and East Brown Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 E Williams Ave, Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bellefontaine War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Harley Long Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mills Brothers (approx. half a mile away); Blair Casey Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Clarence L Knowlton Library
Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 18, 2014
2. Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker
close up, showing names
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Bellefontaine World War I Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); William H. West (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Honorable William Lawrence (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bellefontaine.
 
More about this marker. 500 E. Williams is the main entrance to the park. The monument is better described as 601 Allison Road.
Allison Road is an extension of Hayes Street. The name change occurs at the marker.
 
Additional comments.
1.
monument is constructed of highly polished black marble. Photography of the stones is very difficult.
    — Submitted December 18, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.

 
Additional keywords. Vietnam War Viet Nam Veterans of America
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 18, 2014
3. Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker
close up, showing text of motto left side of monument
Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 18, 2014
4. Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker
full view of monument
Marker Setting In Park image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 18, 2014
5. Marker Setting In Park
marker seen at a distance, from Allison Road, in front of the Bellefontaine Cemetery
Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 18, 2014
6. Marker Site
Mary Rutan Park the southeast corner of the park, at the corner of North Hayes and East Brown Avenue
Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 18, 2014
7. Bellefontaine Vietnam Memorial Marker
artwork on the marker, map of Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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