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Near Galloway in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sunset Cemetery Spanish-American War Memorial

 
 
Sunset Cemetery Spanish-American War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2008
1. Sunset Cemetery Spanish-American War Monument
Section 9
Inscription.  
In Memory
of
All Americans
who served their country
in
The Spanish-American
War

1898               1902

[Metal dedication marker]:
Dedicated to
the founders
Oscar Brookins-CMH-George Kelly
Walker Waddington
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Columbus, OH. September 29, 1999

 
Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 39° 56.821′ N, 83° 11.049′ W. Marker is near Galloway, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from West Broad Street. Monument is in Sunset Cemetery in Section 9. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6959 West Broad Street, Galloway OH 43119, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sunset Cemetery All Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sunset Cemetery War Memorial (approx.
Sunset Cemetery Spanish-American War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2008
2. Sunset Cemetery Spanish-American War Monument
In cemetery section 9. The word "Philippines" appears on monument below photo cutoff.
0.3 miles away); Alton Cemetery Veterans Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Postle Family Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Galloway World War II Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Back to the Same Old Grind (approx. 3 miles away); The Glaciers Did It (approx. 3 miles away); Stories in the Sediments (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galloway.
 
VFW Founders Plaque on Spanish-American War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2008
3. VFW Founders Plaque on Spanish-American War Monument
George Kelly Grave Marker, Section 9 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2008
4. George Kelly Grave Marker, Section 9
A Founder of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Sunset Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Nick Sage, July 25, 2009
5. Sunset Cemetery
Gravestone of one of the founders. (Sunset Park - Columbus, OH)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,642 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 15, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on March 25, 2011, by Nick Sage of Eastpointe, Michigan. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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