City of Independence
Dedicated May 27 1996
Coast Guard ☆ Merchant Marines ☆ All Reserve Forces
This plaza is dedicated to the
sons and daughters of the City of
Independence who have fought to
preserve liberty and the
democratic way of life
We Owe So Much
To So Few
Frederick Kessler US Army Robert Wilkins USAAF
Leroy Raymond Geringer USMC Lynn Lou MacMillan US Army
Robert Allen Hasselbusch US Army Vernon Glenn Charleston US Army
World War II
Louis Merkle Union Army
Dale A. Waid US Army Richard J. Sadick USMC
Frederick J. Lechak US Army
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • War, Vietnam • War, World II.
Location. 41° 22.861′ N, 81° 38.473′ W. Marker is in Independence, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Memorial is on Brecksville Road (Ohio Route 21) south of Sunset Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Memorial is on the West Public Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Independence OH 44131, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Stone Church of Independence Sesquicentennial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Quarry Era (about 400 feet away); Ride the Rails (approx. one mile away); Industrial Cleveland (approx. one mile away); Route to the Coalfields (approx. one mile away); South Park Village and the Whittlesley Tradition (approx. 1.1 miles away); Late Prehistoric Period (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hell's Half Acre (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 16, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.