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Mount Gilead in Morrow County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

War Savings Quota

 
 
War Savings Quota Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
1. War Savings Quota Marker
Inscription.  
In recognition of
the patriotism of
the people of
Morrow County
who oversubscribed their
War Savings Quota in 1918
this tablet is
gratefully erected by the
Ohio War Savings Committee

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePatriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 40° 32.947′ N, 82° 49.616′ W. Marker is in Mount Gilead, Ohio, in Morrow County. Memorial is at the intersection of High Street (Ohio Route 95) and Walnut Street, on the left when traveling east on High Street. Marker is at the entrance to the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 E High Street, Mount Gilead OH 43338, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morrow County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); D.A.R. Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Morrow County Veterans Memorial Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Dawn Powell (within shouting distance of this marker);
War Savings Quota Marker at Courthouse Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
2. War Savings Quota Marker at Courthouse Entrance
War Savings Stamps and World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morrow County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Gilead Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio Central College (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Gilead.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on October 16, 2020, by Robert Baughman of Bellefontaine, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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