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Vevay in Switzerland County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Switzerland County World War I Memorial

 
 
Full View - - Switzerland County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. Full View - - Switzerland County World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

A. D. - - - - § - §-§ - § - - - - 1926

In memory of
the Sons and Daughters
of
Switzerland County

who served in
1917 - - The World War - - 1918

Names on record
in Civil Order Book No. 19,
Page 394. Clerk’s Office.

 
Erected 1926 by Citizens of Switzerland County.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 38° 44.813′ N, 85° 4.123′ W. Marker is in Vevay, Indiana, in Switzerland County. Marker is on West Main Street (State Road 56) west of Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west. Located on the South (front) lawn of the Switzerland County Courthouse in Vevay, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 West Main Street, Vevay IN 47043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Switzerland County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Historical Site - Switzerland County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); The Dungeon
Switzerland County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Switzerland County World War I Memorial Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); The Styles and Stories of Vevay's Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County Honor Roll Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Privy (within shouting distance of this marker); James Tandy Ellis (approx. ¾ mile away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vevay.
 
Other View - - Switzerland County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. Other View - - Switzerland County World War I Memorial Marker
Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
4. Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana
Fieldpiece - - (Short walk to the South-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
5. Fieldpiece - - (Short walk to the South-East lawn.)
Old Courthouse - Six Stall Privy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
6. Old Courthouse - Six Stall Privy
Old Two Story Stone Jail - - (A short walk to the North-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
7. Old Two Story Stone Jail - - (A short walk to the North-East lawn.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 713 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 11, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022