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Elkton in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cecil County Doughboy Monument

 
 
Cecil County Doughboy Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 8, 2007
1. Cecil County Doughboy Monument Marker
Inscription.  This monument is erected by the people of Cecil County in grateful recognition of the services of the men and women of this county who, on land or at sea, served their country in the Great World War - 1914 - 1918 - and in especial remembrance of the men of this county who in that war, "Laid down their lives that others might live."
 
Erected 1921.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: War, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 36.663′ N, 75° 49.869′ W. Marker is in Elkton, Maryland, in Cecil County. Memorial is on Railroad Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Monument is in front of the Armory. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkton MD 21921, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elkton (approx. ¼ mile away); Michael Rudulph (approx. ¼ mile away); "O! say can you see..." (approx. ¼ mile away); Fighting Back (approx. ¼ mile away); War in the Chesapeake (approx. ¼ mile away); Mitchell House (approx.
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By William Pfingsten, November 8, 2007
2. Right Panel
Earl C. Kelley, Ellis P. Mahan, Phineas A. Peterson, Milton W. Scarborough, William Slicher, Arthur Todd, William Bowie, George Mercer
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¼ mile away); Elkton, Wedding Capital of the East (approx. ¼ mile away); “Partridge Hill” (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
 
Left Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, 111307
3. Left Panel
George E. Clark, Clarence Harold Cole, Thomas Cooper, Mauldin Dennis, John Hager, Benjamin Harlan, Eugene R. Hevlow, Willis Jackson, Raymond E. Goodnow
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By William Pfingsten, November 8, 2007
4. Center Plaque
Dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II
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By William Pfingsten, November 8, 2007
5. Lower Plaque
And to veterans of all wars
Full View of Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 8, 2007
6. Full View of Monument
The monument was originally located on Main Street in Elkton when it was dedicated in 1921. It was moved to this location at a later date.
Elkton National Guard Armory image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 8, 2007
7. Elkton National Guard Armory
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,922 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on January 19, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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