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Whitehouse in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Marine Corps

Semper Fidelis

 
 
Whitehouse Marine Corps Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, March 22, 2020
1. Whitehouse Marine Corps Memorial
Inscription.  The U S. Marine Corps began with the founding of the Continental Marines on November 10, 1775 to conduct ship to ship fighting, shipboard security and discipline enforcement, and to assist in landing forces. The Marine Corps mission has evolved with the changing military doctrine and foreign policy of the United States, and they have the distinction of having served in nearly every conflict in United States history The modern Marine Corps is a component of the Department of the Navy and maintains amphibious and ground units for contingency and combat operations.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is November 10, 1775.
 
Location. 41° 31.122′ N, 83° 48.224′ W. Marker is in Whitehouse, Ohio, in Lucas County. Memorial is on Providence Street (Ohio Route 64) just south of Maumee Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6710 Providence St, Whitehouse OH 43571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whitehouse Air Force Memorial (here, next to this marker); Army (here,
Whitehouse Marine Corps Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, March 22, 2020
2. Whitehouse Marine Corps Memorial
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next to this marker); Navy (here, next to this marker); Coast Guard (here, next to this marker); Whitehouse Veterans Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); World War II (a few steps from this marker); World War I (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitehouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 7, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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