Near Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the following Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Allen County
Michael Cronts · James Ball · Charles Weeks, Sr. · William Berry · Samuel Bird, Sgt. · James Saunders · Gurdin Burnham, Sgt. · David Blair · David Bryant
Erected 1928 by Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
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 (DAR) 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. The 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Tribute Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); DAV Chapter #40 Veterans Memorial In Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); Forty et Eight (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arcola, Indiana (approx. 2.4 miles away); Maumee - Wabash Portage (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Towpath Trail History (approx. 4 miles away); Lindenwood Cemetery (approx. 4 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 20, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 729 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 5. submitted on June 20, 2023, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.