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Near Celina in Mercer County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Swamp College Veterans Memorial

Obscure Marker in an Obscure Location

 

A Bi-Centennial Marker

 
Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
1. Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker
close up, showing text
Inscription. For God and country we have served for peace (5 logos) Veterans Memorial donated by Celina Post 120 & Coldwater Post 470 dedicated July 4, 1976
 
Erected 1976 by American Legion.
 
Location. 40° 32.248′ N, 84° 39.485′ W. Marker is near Celina, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Karch Road (County Route 75) and Swamp Road (County Route 130a), on the right on Karch Road. Click for map. marker is located in the west section of Swamp College Cemetery, behind Beaver Chapel Church at the SW corner of Karch (Co Rd 75) and Swamp Rd (T130a). Marker is at or near this postal address: 6479 Karch Rd, Celina OH 45822, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beaver Chapel Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Lake St. Marys Spillway (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Riley Home (approx. 4.7 miles away); Fort Recovery Civil War Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away); Fort Recovery Monument (approx. 10.6 miles away); Dr. Victor Grasson (approx. 10.6 miles away); St. Clair's Defeat / Fort Recovery (approx. 10.6 miles away); Greene Ville Treaty Line (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Celina.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
2. Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker
full view of marker
Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
3. Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker
marker can be seen in the distance
Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2005
4. Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker
detail of a nearby WWI grave marker (name not shown for privacy concerns)
Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
5. Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker
cemetery sign, across the road from the Veterans Memorial
Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
6. Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker
road sign, identifying location of the cemetery
Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
7. Swamp College Veterans Memorial Marker
Beaver Chapel Church is on the corner, Veterans Memorial is in the cemetery behind the Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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