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Morehead in Rowan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Spirit of the American Doughboy

 
 
Spirit of the American Doughboy Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
1. Spirit of the American Doughboy Marker
Inscription.  
To the boys of Rowan County who gave their lives in the service of their country during the World War, this monument is honorably dedicated.

Andrew Alfrey, Morehead. • Elisha Conn, Smile. • Earl Cornette, Clearfield. • William Cundiff, Morehead. • Thomas Duncan, Morehead. • Corbie Ellington, Vale. • George A. Jones, Elliotsville. • Thomas Jones, Hilda. • William M. Jordan, Morehead. • Roy McCleese, Farmers. • Troy Mullins, Haldeman. • Clarence Ratliff, Farmers. • Charles Emmett Reynolds, Farmers. • Thomas Rigsby, Craney. • Robert Lee Royse, Morehead.

The right is more precious than peace, we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts. To such a task we dedicate our lives.
Woodrow Wilson 1917

 
Erected by The Rowan County Womans Club.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson, and the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series lists.
 
Location.
Donations Plaqu image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
2. Donations Plaqu
side 2
38° 11.036′ N, 83° 25.999′ W. Marker is in Morehead, Kentucky, in Rowan County. Memorial is at the intersection of Bridge Street (Local Road Cs-1164) and East Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Bridge Street. In the Freedom Park On the grounds of the old Rowan County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 Bridge St, Morehead KY 40351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freedom Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse Burned (within shouting distance of this marker); Allie Young Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel John Hargis (within shouting distance of this marker); Quilting Memories (within shouting distance of this marker); Moonlight Schools (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rowan County War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Rowan County "War," 1884-1887 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morehead.
 
Veterans Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
3. Veterans Honor Roll
Side 3
Spirit of the American Doughboy Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
4. Spirit of the American Doughboy Marker
Spirit of the American Doughboy Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 7, 2021
5. Spirit of the American Doughboy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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