McConnelsville in Morgan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
McConnelsville World War I Memorial
1917 - 1918
Erected 1923 by Thomas Henry Simpson.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 39° 38.915′ N, 81° 50.889′ W. Marker is in McConnelsville, Ohio, in Morgan County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 60) and 10th Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McConnelsville OH 43756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McConnelsville Persian Gulf War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Howard Chandler Christy (within shouting distance of this marker); Lelia Morris & Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Carlos M. Riecker Complex (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Evelyn True Button House Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McConnelsville.
More about this memorial. Mr. T.H. Simpson was a native of McConnelsville and owner of the Michigan Malleable Iron Company. He died before this monument was dedicated.
Also see . . . My Story. An article by Dr. Robert Richmond published on July 9th, 2008. While the article is mainly concerning the town's Civil War Memorial, it does include information about this one as well. (Submitted on November 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 9, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.