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

Gold Star Mothers

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2008
1. Gold Star Mothers Marker
Inscription.  
This tree planted
May 11, 1929
in honor of the
Gold Star Mothers
Southway Unit No. 144
American Legion Auxiliary
In memory of their sons
John L. Fischer
Clemment J. Simon
Walter I. Clark
John Brehl
Who died in France 1918
For God and Country

 
Erected 1929 by Southway Unit No. 144 American Legion Auxiliary.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 39° 56.512′ N, 82° 59.539′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is near center of Schiller Park, at west end of Recreation Center building. 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. Franklin County Soldiers of the Mexican War (within shouting distance of this marker); Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Gold Star Mothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
2. Gold Star Mothers Marker
The Story of The Schiller Monument (about 400 feet away); Grace's Garden (about 600 feet away); Schiller Park (about 700 feet 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 und Restaurant (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,009 times since then and 11 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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