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Blanchester in Clinton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park

Cpl. Richard A. Marsh

 
 
Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 3, 2018
1. Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated in
memory of the men and women
who served their country
in both war and peace
by
Marion Post 179 American Legion
50 years of service to God and Country
October 7, 1919 to October 7, 1969

This memorial
constructed by
Richard M. Marsh
in memory of his son
Cpl. Richard A. Marsh
K.I.A. in Viet Nam March 10, 1968


 
Erected 1969 by Marion Post 179 American Legion.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 39° 17.093′ N, 83° 58.782′ W. Marker is in Blanchester, Ohio, in Clinton County. Memorial is on Fayetteville Pike (Ohio Route 123), on the left when traveling south. marker is in Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 931 South Broadway, Blanchester OH 45107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sgt. Chester H. Wilson (here, next to this marker); WWII Killed in Action (a few steps from this marker); Garrison Corner GAR Monument
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Garrison Corner Community (approx. 1.2 miles away); Westboro Civil War Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Xenia State Road Old Indian Trail Monument (approx. 5.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Ursulines of Brown County (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blanchester.
 
Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 3, 2018
2. Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park Marker
full view of marker
Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 3, 2018
3. Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park Marker
the flag plaza, with multiple service medallions, and war plaques
Blanchester Veterans Memorial Park Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 3, 2018
4. Blanchester Veterans Memorial Park Entrance Sign
Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 3, 2018
5. Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 173 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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