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Findlay in Hancock County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients

State of Ohio, Hancock County

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 13, 2010
1. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
Inscription.
United States of America
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
State of Ohio, Hancock County

Civil War
Bensinger, William Captain Georgia 1862
Porter, John R. 1st Lt. Georgia 1862
Scott, John M. Sergeant Georgia 1862
Vance, Wilson J. Brevet Capt. Tenn. 1862
Williams, William H. Private Georgia 1864

World War II
Gary, Donald A. Comdr. U.S.S. Franklin, Japan 1945

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 41° 2.338′ N, 83° 39.064′ W. Marker is in Findlay, Ohio, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Cross Street (Ohio Route 12) and Dorney Plaza, on the right when traveling south on Main Cross Street. Touch for map. Memorial is near the NW corner of the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Findlay OH 45840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hancock County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Hancock County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Outstanding Renovated Building, 1980 - 1986 (within shouting distance of this marker); Outstanding New Building, 1978 - 1979
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 13, 2010
2. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Underground Railroad in Hancock County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Ohio Oil Co - Marathon Oil Co / Gas Boom Era (about 400 feet away); Site of Fort Findlay (about 800 feet away); Veterans Memorial Flagpole (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Findlay.
 
Also see . . .
1. Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (Submitted on March 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Medal of Honor Citations. (Submitted on March 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. GovernmentHeroesMilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, World II
 
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 13, 2010
3. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial
Hancock County Veterans Memorial to left; county courthouse in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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