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Bolivar in Tuscarawas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Commemoration of Our Patriot Ancestors

 
 
In Commemoration of Our Patriot Ancestors image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2015
1. In Commemoration of Our Patriot Ancestors
Inscription.  
In commemoration of our patriot ancestors who served with the 8th Pennsylvania and the 13th Virginia regiments at Fort Laurens from November 18, 1778 - August 2, 1779.

To assure that their sacrifice to the newly founded republic was not in vain, we pledge ourselves to maintain in perpetuity these United States of America.
 
Erected 1976 by The Ohio Society Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1834.
 
Location. 40° 38.349′ N, 81° 27.32′ W. Marker is in Bolivar, Ohio, in Tuscarawas County. Memorial can be reached from Fort Laurens Road Northwest (County Route 102) 0.2 miles south of Parkview Drive. The marker is located in Fort Laurens Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11064 Fort Laurens Rd NW, Bolivar OH 44612, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Introduction (a few steps from this marker); Unknown Soldier (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Laurens (within shouting distance

In Commemoration of Our Patriot Ancestors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 15, 2015
2. In Commemoration of Our Patriot Ancestors Marker
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of this marker); Tomb (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Ft. Laurens (within shouting distance of this marker); Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwest Bastion (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolivar.
 
The marker is on the grounds of Fort Laurens Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, April 26, 2020
3. The marker is on the grounds of Fort Laurens Historic Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 27, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio.

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Apr. 15, 2021