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Washington Court House in Fayette County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

104mm German Cannon

 
 
104mm German Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 5, 2011
1. 104mm German Cannon Marker
Inscription.  

Captured by American Forces
World War 1917 - 1918
Commemorating the Allied Victory

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 39° 32.333′ N, 83° 26.114′ W. Marker is in Washington Court House, Ohio, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Court / Columbus Street (U.S. 22/62) and Washington Avenue (U.S. 22), on the right when traveling north on Court / Columbus Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 517 Columbus Avenue, Washington Court House OH 43160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Bicentennial Memorial (here, next to this marker); Morris Sharp House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Fayette County World War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fayette County Court House / Washington Court House Riot of 1894
104mm German Cannon and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 5, 2011
2. 104mm German Cannon and Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); War Savings Quota (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fayette County War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington Court House.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Gun Model
This is a Model 1916 German Light Field Howitzer with a 10.4 cm bore.
    — Submitted December 8, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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