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Findlay in Hancock County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

War Savings Quota

 
 
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By TeamOHE, May 27, 2020
1. War Savings Quota Marker
Inscription.  
W.S.S.
In recognition of
the patriotism of
the people of
Hancock County
who oversubscribed their
War Savings Quota in 1918
this tablet is
gratefully erected by the
Ohio War Savings Committee

 
Erected by Ohio War Savings Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 41° 2.33′ N, 83° 39.04′ W. Marker is in Findlay, Ohio, in Hancock County. Marker is on S. Main Street (Ohio Route 37), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Findlay OH 45840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hancock County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Hancock County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker); Outstanding New Building, 1978 - 1979 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Underground Railroad in Hancock County
War Savings Quota Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 27, 2020
2. War Savings Quota Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Outstanding Renovated Building, 1980 - 1986 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ohio Oil Co - Marathon Oil Co / Gas Boom Era (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Fort Findlay (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Findlay.
 
War Savings Quota Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 27, 2020
3. War Savings Quota Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 15, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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