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Ottawa in LaSalle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

William D. Boyce

Publisher Explorer Humanitarian

 
 
William D. Boyce Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 28, 2006
1. William D. Boyce Marker
Inscription.  In appreciation of his service to the Boyhood of America. Inspired by the good turn of an unknown English Scout, he brought scouting to the United States.
 
Erected 1941 by Members of the Boy Scouts of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal Organizations.
 
Location. 41° 20.34′ N, 88° 51.888′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Illinois, in LaSalle County. The marker is located in Ottawa Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 Ottawa Avenue, Ottawa IL 61350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1333 Ottawa Ave. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fisher-Nash Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fisher-Nash Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Home of John Hossack (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hossack House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lincoln the Litigator (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Johnston (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Daily Times (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottawa.
 
William D. Boyce Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 28, 2006
2. William D. Boyce Marker
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Douglas Hapeman-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 10, 2002
3. Douglas Hapeman-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
He is buried in Ottawa Cemetery, Bushnell Addition, Lot 76. He was awarded the medal for action on July 20, 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, GA.
George Marsh-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe
4. George Marsh-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
He is buried in Ottawa Cemetery, Bushnell Addition, Lot 23. He was awarded the medal for action on July 2, 1863 at Elk River, TN
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 6, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022