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Oxford in Benton County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lest We Not Forget

 
 
Lest We Not Forget Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 25, 2008
1. Lest We Not Forget Marker
Located in the Oxford Town (Square) Park. All streets around the square are paver bricked. The Park is well shaded and open to public picnics.
Inscription.
Those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice

Given in their memory
by
Town of Oxford

 
Erected 1969 by Dan Patch V. F. W. Post No. 8596 and Auxiliary.
 
Location. 40° 31.196′ N, 87° 14.978′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Indiana, in Benton County. Marker is at the intersection of East Mc Connell Street and North Justus Street, on the left on East Mc Connell Street. Click for map. Marker is on the west end of Oxford Square Park. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford IN 47971, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dan Patch (approx. mile away); Pine Village Football (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hooker Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away); Benton County Courthouse (approx. 7.6 miles away); New Purchase Boundary (approx. 9.5 miles away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. 9.8 miles away); Zachariah Cicott (approx. 12.5 miles away); Trail of Death (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
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Marker at a distance in Town Square Park. image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 25, 2008
2. Marker at a distance in Town Square Park.
Markers are mounted on brick bases. The flag poll is so large no photo could include it properly. Second base holds Dan Patch secondary marker.
Memorial Flag Pole - - image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
3. Memorial Flag Pole - -
Another View - - Memorial Flag Pole image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
4. Another View - - Memorial Flag Pole
Other Side of Lest We Not Forget Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 25, 2008
5. Other Side of Lest We Not Forget Marker
This side is the Dan Patch secondary marker. (click photo for full view.)
Oxford Gazebo. image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 25, 2008
6. Oxford Gazebo.
Just a few steps away is the Oxford Park brick Gazebo. The sides are built to allow seating all around the gazebo. Fine place for a picnic.
 
 
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