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Muncie in Delaware County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

World War I War Memorial

 

—The Spirit of the American Doughboy —

 
World War I War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
1. World War I War Memorial Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription.
The Elizabeth Sears
Memorial
to
Deceased Veterans
of the
World War
1917 - 18

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 40° 10.916′ N, 85° 26.441′ W. Marker is in Muncie, Indiana, in Delaware County. Touch for map. The "Spirit of the American Doughboy" marker is located inside of "Elm Ridge Memorial Park" to the West (left) of the 'Elm Ridge Office' building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4600 W. Kilgore Avenue, Muncie IN 47304, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hemingray Glass Company (approx. 3.9 miles away); Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 4 miles away); Slickville Tile Works (approx. 10 miles away); The Great Mound (approx. 11.2 miles away); The Bronnenberg Family (approx. 11.2 miles away); The Bronnenberg House (approx. 11.2 miles away); First Indiana Gas Well (approx. 12.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muncie.
 
Also see . . .
1. Muncie, Indiana Doughboy::.
"The Spirit of the American Doughboy" & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
2. "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" & Marker
This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at Muncie, IN. (Submitted on May 31, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. "The History behind the Doughboy" ::. (Courtesy:: Karen Gardnerl in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Area Historical Society publication.) Originally published in 1991 this link gives a good history and other links - well worth the search and read. (Submitted on May 31, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World I
 
Obverse Side - - "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
3. Obverse Side - - "The Spirit of the American Doughboy"
Statue - - "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
4. Statue - - "The Spirit of the American Doughboy"
Other View - - "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, May 30, 2010
5. Other View - - "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" & Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,406 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 31, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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