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Fremont in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Memorial Gateway

War with Spain 1898 - 1901

 
 
Memorial Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 2, 2021
1. Memorial Gateway Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
Seaman George B. Meek U. S. Navy
The first American killed in battle, and his comrades from Sandusky County who served in the campaign in Cuba, Porto Rico, Philippines, and China.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Spanish-AmericanWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 20.523′ N, 83° 7.765′ W. Marker is in Fremont, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Memorial is at the intersection of Hayes Avenue and South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east on Hayes Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1416 Hayes Ave, Fremont OH 43420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spiegel Grove (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Spiegel Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); Sandusky County Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Spiegel Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford B. Hayes (about 300 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); American Elm (about 300 feet away); Ralph Billow (about 500 feet away); On This Spot In 1790 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fremont.
 
Memorial Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 2, 2021
2. Memorial Gateway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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