Near South Bend in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Clarke Peace Memorial
In memorializing them, we join our prayers to their supreme sacrifice as we inscribe this column
Pro Patria et Pace
For Our Country and Peace
This is our prayer that all living Notre Dame men and women dedicate themselves to the service of their country and world peace.
Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.,
President, University of Notre Dame, 1986 A.D.
Marker on the east side of the memorial reads:]
War Memorial Fountain erected through the generosity of Maude C. and John W. Clarke Chicago, Illinois
In memory of the Notre Dame men who gave their lives in World War II Korea Vietnam
May they rest in peace
Architects: John Burgee '56, '83 Hon., Philip Johnson '84 Hon
Marker on the south side of the memorial reads:]
In gratitude to Thomas M. Shuff '64 whose vision and generosity helped make this memorial fountain a reality.
Erected 1986 by University of Notre Dame, Thomas M. Shuff '64,
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1986.
Location. 41° 42.138′ N, 86° 14.202′ W. Marker is near South Bend, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. The Clarke Peace Memorial Fountain is on the University of Notre Dame campus in the Fieldhouse Mall in the south end of North Quad. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Notre Dame IN 46556, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Notre Dame Fieldhouse (a few steps from this marker); Vetville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas A. Dooley, M.D. '48 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chaplain Corby of Gettysburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knute Rockne (approx. ¼ mile away); From a Letter of The Rev. Edward Sorin, CSC (approx. ¼ mile away); Old College (approx. 0.3 miles away); University of Notre Dame Band (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Bend.
More about this memorial. Four limestone arches rise up out of a rectangular black granite fountain basin. Each arch is constructed of two 20 ton rough-hewn columns with a limestone cap. Within each arch is a fountain. In the center of the pool is a brown granite sphere with a fountain.
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