Spencerville Veterans Memorial
The army was created by the continental congress in 1775 for the defense of American liberty. It was formally established within the department of war in 1789.
"This we will defend"
U.S. Air Force
The air force was created as an aeronautical division of the army signal corps in 1907, and congress established the army air corps in 1926. The air force was created in 1947.
"No one comes close"
U.S. Coast Guard
The coast guard was created in 1790 as the revenue marine service it was combined with the lifesaving service in 1915 to become the coast guard
"Semper paratus - Always ready"
U.S. Marine Corps
The marine corps was created by the continental congress in 1775 to serve as landing forces with the navy. It was formally established as a permanent arm of the military service in 1798.
"Semper fidelis - Always faithful"
The navy was created by the continental congress in 1775 to supply and support the continental army. It was formally
"Let the journey begin"
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
Location. 40° 42.712′ 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. John Eutsler (here, next to this marker); Spencerville Schools Veterans Memorial Bench (here, next to this marker); War On Terror (here, next to this marker); Spanish-American War (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War (here, next to this marker); World War I (here, next to this marker); Korean War (here, next to this marker); World War II (here, next to 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 9, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 9, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.