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Wilson Baughman Gaither '15

 
 
Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
1. Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 Marker
Inscription.  

These doors are a memorial to
Wilson Baughman Gaither '15
First Lieutenant Commander·Battery·D·56th. Coast Artillery Corps.
Later Observer 99th.Aero Squadron
Born, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, June 8,1892.
Died from Wounds Received in Action,
Montfaucon, France, October 17, 1918.
"To you from failing hands we throw
the torch; be yours to hold it high."

 
Erected by Lafayette College.
 
Location. 40° 42.016′ N, 75° 12.538′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Memorial is on Hamilton Street north of High Street, on the left when traveling north. Monument tablet is above the Oechsle Hall main entrance doors, on the Lafayette College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton PA 18042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alumni Memorial Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Honored French Soldiers Who Died at Yorktown (a few steps from this marker); • Edward E. "Hook" Mylin • (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas B. Holloway, M.D.
Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
2. Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 Marker
Above the doors
(within shouting distance of this marker); • G. Herbert McCracken Gate • (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Astronomical Observatory (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wilson Baughman Gaither at Find A Grave. (Submitted on July 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alumni Memorial Gym (now Oechsle Hall) Highlight. (Submitted on July 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceEducationPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
3. Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 Marker
Above Oechsle Hall doors
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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