Ann Arbor in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Washtenaw County War Memorial
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
Location. 42° 16.646′ N, 83° 43.821′ W. Marker is in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker is on Geddes Avenue near Observetory Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1399 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor MI 48104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Campus Patterns of Residential Life (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Medical Buildings (approx. 0.3 miles away); East University Avenue Campus Boundary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michigan Summer Symposium in Theoretical Physics (approx. 0.3 miles away); Simpson Memorial Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nichols Arboretum (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Corners of South University and East University AvenuesSocial and Political Change on South University (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ann Arbor.
More about this memorial. Monument, consisting of a statue of a Civil War soldier, in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor. It was originally placed in 1914 on the lawn of the old Washtenaw County Courthouse in Ann Arbor, but was moved to the Forest Hill Cemetery when the present Courthouse was built. The inscription reads:
In memory of the soldiers and sailors of Washtenaw County who served in the Civil War, 1861-1865, also those who served in the war with Spain, 1898. Erected A. D. 1914.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,569 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 20, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 28, 2015, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.