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Birthplace of China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n.

1948 - 1963

 
 
Birthplace of China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, July 15, 2011
1. Birthplace of China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n. Marker
Inscription.  On this site, August 28, 1948 was held the 1st CBI National reunion of World War II veterans who organized the CBIVA

This tablet dedicated May 18, 1963
 
Erected 1963 by China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 43° 2.364′ N, 87° 54.863′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of North Old World Third Street and West Wells Street, on the right when traveling north on North Old World Third Street. Marker is located on the northwest corner of the former Hotel Wisconsin, now the Hotel Wisconsin Apartments. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Straus Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin Soldiers’ Home (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Milwaukee (about 700 feet away); Milwaukee Interurban Terminal (about 800 feet away); Birthplace of the Department of Wisconsin American Legion

Birthplace of China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, July 15, 2011
2. Birthplace of China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n. Marker
Marker is located on the northwest corner (far left hand side) of the Hotel Wisconsin building.
(about 800 feet away); First African-American Church Built in Wisconsin (about 800 feet away); Carl Frederick Zeidler (approx. 0.2 miles away); Father Marquette's Camp - 1674 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Also see . . .  About China-Burma-India Veterans Association. (Submitted on July 29, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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May. 28, 2020