Wellington in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Spirit of ’76
Center marker, front:
War of 1812
Civil War 1861-1865
Spanish American 1898-1901
World War 1917-1918
World War II 1941-1945
Korean War 1950-1953
Vietnam War 1961-1975
Archibald M. Willard, famous for his painting, “Spirit of ’76”, lived in Wellington the greater part of his life and lies buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Wellington, Ohio.
Erected November 11, 1940
Lebanon, Grenada, Panama
Somalia, Bosnia, Kuwait
Afghanistan and Iraq
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6941
Location. 41° 10.06′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 136 Ohio 58, Wellington OH 44090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Archibald M. Willard (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Monument (approx. 4.4 miles away); Horr Cheese House, 1865 / Myron T. Herrick (1854-1929) (approx. 4.6 miles away); Huntington Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Great Kipton Train Wreck (approx. 8.3 miles away); Westwood Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away); Oberlin College and Community / Abolitionism in Oberlin (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellington.
More about this marker. The monument consists of three stone markers, side-by-side.
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Military • War of 1812
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 7, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.