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Richmond in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Freedom Fountain

 
 
Freedom Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
1. Freedom Fountain Marker
Inscription.  
Donated and built by
The Citizens of Wayne County
in grateful appreciation and eternal remembrance of
Wayne County Veterans,
of all wars, killed in action or declared missing,
who have made the supreme sacrifice
that freedom might continue to bless mankind.
Dedicated November 11, 1968

 
Erected 1968 by The Citizens of Wayne County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical date for this entry is November 11, 1988.
 
Location. 39° 49.762′ N, 84° 53.724′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Main Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling south on 5th Street. Marker and fountain are about 100 feet SE of city hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 N 5th Street, Richmond IN 47374, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wayne Township World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker);
Freedom Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
2. Freedom Fountain Marker
Looking NW, with City Hall in background.
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1968 Downtown Richmond Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); Richmond Police Department Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mendenhall-Clay Debate / Confrontation (approx. 0.2 miles away); C. Francis Jenkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sailor Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Bicentennial Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
3. Bicentennial Time Capsule Marker
Located next to Freedom Fountain.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,482 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022