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Wellington in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Spirit of ’76

In Memoriam

 
 
Spirit of '76 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
1. Spirit of '76 Marker
Center marker, front.
Inscription.  
Center marker, front:

Revolutionary War 1775-1783
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

Center marker, back:

This monument was made possible by contributions by Walter H. Sage in memory of his father Calvin Sage, and by the patriotic and fraternal organizations of Wellington, Ohio.

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


Right-hand marker:

Global Conflicts
Lebanon, Grenada, Panama
Somalia, Bosnia, Kuwait
Afghanistan and Iraq
1982-2001


Left-hand marker:

American Legion “Spirit of ’76” Post 8
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6941


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location.
Spirit of ’76 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
2. Spirit of ’76 Marker
Center marker, back.
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41° 10.06′ N, 82° 13.043′ W. Marker is in Wellington, Ohio, in Lorain County. Memorial is on Ohio Route 58, 0.1 miles south of Ohio Route 18. 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 walking distance of this marker. Archibald M. Willard (within shouting distance of this marker); Wellington Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); First United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Wells Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wellington, Ohio Established 1818 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Herrick Memorial Library (about 300 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away); First Congregational Church (about 500 feet 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.
 
Spirit of ’76 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
3. Spirit of ’76 Marker
Center marker, back, bottom.
Spirit of ’76 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
4. Spirit of ’76 Marker
Right-hand marker.
Spirit of ’76 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
5. Spirit of ’76 Marker
Left-hand marker.
Spirit of ’76 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, November 6, 2010
6. Spirit of ’76 Marker
The marker set stands in front of Wellington Town Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2010, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 12 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.

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May. 25, 2022