Muncie in Delaware County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
World War I War Memorial
— The Spirit of the American Doughboy —
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. 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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4600 W Kilgore Avenue, Muncie IN 47304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Muncie American Legion Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Muncie American Legion Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); In Remembrance (approx. 2 miles away); V.F.W. Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); This Boulder Marks the Traditional Site of Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk Hemingray Glass Company (approx. 3.9 miles away); Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muncie.
Also see . . .
1. Muncie, Indiana Doughboy::. 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. • Military • War, World I •
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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 1,494 times since then and 22 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.