Near Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial
Of the Following
Buried in Allen County
Charles Weeks, Sr.
Samuel Bird, Sgt.
Gurdin Burnham, Sgt.
Erected 1928 by Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 41° 5.63′ N, 85° 14.724′ W. Marker is near Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Memorial can be reached from O'Day Road north of Yellow River Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in the War Veterans Memorial Shrine. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2122 O'Day Road, Fort Wayne IN 46818, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Tribute Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Forty et EightMaumee - Wabash Portage (approx. 3.7 miles away); Lindenwood Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); Wabash and Erie Canal Groundbreaking (approx. 4.3 miles away); Site of the Fort Wayne College (approx. 4.8 miles away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 4.8 miles away); Old Aqueduct Club Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
More about this memorial. According to the website of the Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter of the DAR, the memorial was originally erected on September 22, 1928 at the Swinney Homestead on W. Jefferson Boulevard in Fort Wayne. The memorial was moved to War Veterans Memorial Shrine in Allen County on August 20, 2000.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.