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Spencerville in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

American Revolutionary War

1775 -- 1783

 

— Killed 25,324 / Wounded 8,445 —

 
Spencerville's American Revolutionary War Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 18, 2019
1. Spencerville's American Revolutionary War Marker
Inscription.  The American Revolutionary War between 13 British colonies and their parent country, Great Britain, led to the birth of a new nation ”The United States of America". The colonies formed the Continental Congress to direct the American Government as laid out by the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. The war achieved independence from Great Britain. The 13 colonies adopted the U. S. Constitution in 1787, which established a republican form of government, in which power resides with the people.
 
Erected by Spencerville Middle School.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 42.7′ N, 84° 21.217′ W. Marker is in Spencerville, Ohio, in Allen County. Memorial is at the intersection of N. Main Street (Ohio Route 117) and W. 6th Street, on the right when traveling north on N. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spencerville OH 45887, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Persian Gulf War (here, next to this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War
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(a few steps from this marker); World War II (a few steps from this marker); War On Terror (a few steps from this marker); Spencerville Schools Veterans Memorial Bench (a few steps from this marker); World War I (a few steps from this marker); Spencerville Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spencerville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on February 8, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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