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Independence in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

“Veterans Plaza”

City of Independence

 

Dedicated May 27 1996

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2019
1. "Veterans Plaza" Marker
Inscription.  

Army ☆ Navy ☆ Air Force ☆ Marine Corps
Coast Guard ☆ Merchant Marines ☆ All Reserve Forces

This plaza is dedicated to the
sons and daughters of the City of
Independence who have fought to
preserve liberty and the
democratic way of life
☆☆☆☆☆☆

East Panel

1941-1945

We Owe So Much
To So Few

Frederick Kessler US Army Robert Wilkins USAAF

Leroy Raymond Geringer USMC Lynn Lou MacMillan US Army

Robert Allen Hasselbusch US Army Vernon Glenn Charleston US Army

World War II

North Panel

On Land

Civil War
Louis Merkle Union Army

Vietnam
Dale A. Waid US Army Richard J. Sadick USMC
Frederick J. Lechak US Army

West Panel
On Sea

South Panel
In The Air

 
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"Veterans Plaza" World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2019
2. "Veterans Plaza" World War II Marker
City of Independence.
 
Location. 41° 22.861′ N, 81° 38.473′ W. Marker is in Independence, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Brecksville Road (Ohio Route 21) south of Sunset Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Memorial is on the West Public Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Independence OH 44131, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Stone Church of Independence Sesquicentennial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Quarry Era (about 400 feet away); Ride the Rails (approx. one mile away); Industrial Cleveland (approx. one mile away); Route to the Coalfields (approx. one mile away); South Park Village and the Whittlesley Tradition (approx. 1.1 miles away); Late Prehistoric Period (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lock 38 (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
"Veterans Plaza" On Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2019
3. "Veterans Plaza" On Land Marker
"Veterans Plaza" On Sea Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2019
4. "Veterans Plaza" On Sea Marker
"Veterans Plaza" In The Air Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2019
5. "Veterans Plaza" In The Air Marker
"Veterans Plaza" and Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2019
6. "Veterans Plaza" and Memorial
"Veterans Plaza" Memorial Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2019
7. "Veterans Plaza" Memorial Eagle
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 102 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 16, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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