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West Milton in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

West Milton Korean War Memorial

 
 
West Milton Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 27, 2008
1. West Milton Korean War Memorial
Inscription.  
A
Korean War
Memorial
1950
to
1953

5.7 Million Americans Served
55,000 Americans Killed
103,000 Were Wounded and
8200 Americans
Missing in Action
Dedicated 24 December 1988

 
Erected 1988 by American Legion Post 487 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8211.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Korean.
 
Location. 39° 57.998′ N, 84° 19.577′ W. Marker is in West Milton, Ohio, in Miami County. Memorial can be reached from Cemetery Drive. Marker is just east of the entrance to Riverside Cemetery, at the end of Cemetery Drive, about 600 feet east of Miami Street (Ohio Rt 48). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Milton OH 45383, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles Furnas 1880- 1941 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Underground Railroad in West Milton (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Milton Friends Meeting (approx.
West Milton Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 27, 2008
2. West Milton Korean War Memorial
Looking south, with Tipp Pike (Ohio Rt 571) road embankment in distant background.
0.3 miles away); 1804 Quaker Meeting House (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Brick Wall (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Hoover (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hanktown (approx. 3.3 miles away); 1804 Iddings Log House (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Milton.
 
West Milton Korean War Memorial Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 27, 2008
3. West Milton Korean War Memorial Flagpole
Donated by American Legion Post #487 and V.F.W. Post #8211
West Milton Korean Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 27, 2008
4. West Milton Korean Time Capsule
1776-1976 Artifacts Open In 2076 Contents of non-intrinsic value
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 792 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 29, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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