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Franklin County Soldiers of the Mexican War

 
 
Franklin County Soldiers of the Mexican War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
1. Franklin County Soldiers of the Mexican War Memorial
Inscription.  
Honoring
the Memory of

Franklin County Soldiers
of the Mexican War
1846 - 1848


On this day, October 2, 1954, this tablet is placed in memory of those soldiers from Franklin County, Ohio who served their country with great courage and devotion during the Mexican War 1846-1848.

In this grove, now Schiller Park, on July 27, 1848, a grateful people assembled to express their profound appreciation to their brave sons who gave so much in their devotion to duty. May their heroic deeds inspire all men of future generations who are called upon to serve and protect their country.
 
Erected 1954 by Franklin County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-American. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1872.
 
Location. 39° 56.476′ N, 82° 59.519′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. It is in South Columbus. Marker is near southern border of Schiller Park, between the Recreation
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Center and Deshler Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gold Star Mothers (within shouting distance of this marker); Girl With Yo-Yo, 2020 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (about 500 feet away); The Story of The Schiller Monument (about 500 feet away); Grace's Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First Ohio State Home Football Game / The Ohio State University First Football Team 1890 (approx. ¼ mile away); Circa 1872 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Schmidt's Sausage Haus (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Franklin County Soldiers of the Mexican War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
2. Franklin County Soldiers of the Mexican War Memorial
Looking southwest toward Deshler Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,610 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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