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Near Mechanicsburg in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Maple Grove World War Memorial

 
 
Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 26, 2015
1. Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker
close up, showing text Plaque #1
Inscription.  
(south side)
Dedicated to those
who gave their lives
in the World War
by the Donald
Cannon Post No. 238
of the
American Legion

(north side)
Erected
in memory of the
Veterans
of the
World War
1917 . 1918
by the Citizens
of
Mechanicsburg

 
Erected 1919 by Donald Cannon Post No. 238 American Legion Citizens of Mechanicsburg.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 40° 3.666′ N, 83° 33.875′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsburg, Ohio, in Champaign County. Memorial is on Catawba-Mechanicsburg Rd (County Route 183). Marker is at the southeast portion of Maple Grove Cemetery, near the Mausoleum Main entrance to cemetery is on Co Rd 183 from the west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5528 Catawba-Mechanicsburg Rd, Mechanicsburg OH 43044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maple Grove Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Grove Spanish American War Memorial (about 500 feet
Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 26, 2015
2. Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker
close up, showing text; Plaque #2
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away, measured in a direct line); Mechanicsburg (approx. 0.9 miles away); James Roy Hopkins (approx. 0.9 miles away); W.W. I Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Addison White (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Second Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsburg.
 
More about this memorial. This marker was originally located in downtown Mechanicsburg
 
Additional keywords. American Legion
 
Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 26, 2015
3. Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker
full view of marker
Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 26, 2015
4. Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker
marker can be seen in the distance, surrounded by the circle of grave markers
Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 26, 2015
5. Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker
another view of the marker and the circle
Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 26, 2015
6. Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker
a single grave
Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 26, 2015
7. Maple Grove World War Memorial Marker
this plaque is mounted on a wall in downtown Mechanicsburg. (It is the subject of a separate HMDB page). This plaque, plus the large flat stone tablet at the Spanish American War Memorial, together explain the history of this monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 27, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022