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Gallipolis in Gallia County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the memory of the valiant sons of Gallia County who served in the World War, 1917 - 1918

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends"
St. John 15, 13.

 
Erected 1913 by American Legion Auxiliary to Lafayette Post No. 27.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 38° 48.409′ N, 82° 12.308′ W. Marker is in Gallipolis, Ohio, in Gallia County. Memorial is at the intersection of 1st Avenue and State Street, on the right when traveling west on 1st Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 334 2nd Ave, Gallipolis OH 45631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gallia County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); 1790 - Gallipolis - 1940 (within shouting distance of this marker); High Water Marks (within shouting distance of this marker); Yellow Fever Victims (within shouting distance of this marker); The Landing of the Welsh in Gallipolis
World War I Memorial in the center of the Veterans Memorial display image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
2. World War I Memorial in the center of the Veterans Memorial display
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Gallia County, Gallipolis and the Ohio River (within shouting distance of this marker); J.P.R. Bureau House (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallipolis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gallipolis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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