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Rockford in Mercer County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Honor Of Coast Guard

"Semper Paratus-Always Ready"

 
 
In Honor Of Coast Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
1. In Honor Of Coast Guard Marker
Inscription.  
On August 4, 1790, the coast guard was constructed with ten "cutters" to enforce federal tariff and trade laws, prevent smuggling, and to protect the collection of federal revenue.

The coast guard served as the nation's only armed force on the sea until congress launched the navy department eight years later.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is August 4, 1790.
 
Location. 40° 41.705′ N, 84° 38.904′ W. Marker is in Rockford, Ohio, in Mercer County. Memorial is on West Bridge Street (Route 33) east of North Jay Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 W Bridge St, Rockford OH 45882, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor Of Marines (here, next to this marker); In Honor Of Navy (here, next to this marker); In Honor Of Air Force (here, next to this marker); In Honor Of Army (a few steps from this marker); Rockford Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Hedges Memorial Park
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(a few steps from this marker); Hedges Park Veteran's Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockford.
 
In Honor Of Coast Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
2. In Honor Of Coast Guard Marker
In Honor Of Coast Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
3. In Honor Of Coast Guard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 25, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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