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Sugarcreek in Tuscarawas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Flame of Freedom

 
 
Flame of Freedom Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
1. Flame of Freedom Memorial
Inscription.  

Honoring all those who serve,
past, present, and future
Thank you for your service.
May 17, 2008

[Originally installed May 30, 1969]

 
Erected 2008 by American Legion Post 494.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 40° 30.659′ N, 81° 39.193′ W. Marker is in Sugarcreek, Ohio, in Tuscarawas County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 39) and Mill Street (Ohio Route 93), on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 994 W Main Street, Sugarcreek OH 44681, 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. History of Shanesville (here, next to this marker); Tom F. Miller (approx. 0.8 miles away); Milton Blickensderfer (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Putt Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lt. Gen. Donald L. Putt, U.S.A.F.
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Giant Cuckoo Clock (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peace Bridge (approx. 3.7 miles away); Jonas Stutzman (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sugarcreek.
 
More about this marker. Shanesville merged with Sugarcreek in 1968.
 
Regarding Flame of Freedom. The memorial was possibly originally an eternal flame.
 
Flame of Freedom Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2009
2. Flame of Freedom Memorial
At left. Looking east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 644 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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