Newport in Vermillion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial
(Lower - Middle: panel):
Nothing hurts like being forgotten. Nothing helps like being remembered. For those who fight for it, life has a special flavor the protected never know.
(Left side panel):
Revolutionary War 1776 - 1783
Indian Wars 1788 - 1891
Fought Indians for Land
War with France 1798 - 1800
Undeclared War on the Seas
Barbary War 1801 - 1816
Naval War with Barbary Coast Pirates
War of 1812 1812 - 1815
Mexican War 1846 - 1848
Civil War 1861 - 1865
(Right side panel):
Spanish-American War 1898 - 1898
Philipine Insurrection 1898 - 1900
World War I 1917 - 1918
World War II 1941 - 1945
Korean War 1950 - 1953
The First Limited War
Vietnam War 1961 - 1975
The Second Limited War
Marines killed in Beirut
All those killed by terrorism
(Back, left side panel):
Dedicated to all the women that served in the Armed Forces.
To all the nurses that helped our men come home.
Thank you from all the veterans and their families.
(Back, right side panel):
People that served from Vermillion County
World War I · 365
World War II · 1670
Korea · 529
Vietnam · 552
(The back center panel lists statistics (deaths, prisoners of war, missing in action) for wars from the Revolutionary War throught the Vietnam War. Click on any picture for a closeup view.)
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Location. 39° 53.072′ N, 87° 24.537′ W. Marker is in Newport, Indiana, in Vermillion County. Memorial is at the intersection of Market Street and South Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Market Street. Located at the Southeast corner of the Court House grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport IN 47966, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vermillion County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Vermillion County Jail (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newport Covered Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mill Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 3 miles away); Fulton Township (approx. 5 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); Honor Roll of Iraq and Afghanistan War Deaths from Indiana (approx. 5.9 miles away); American Legion Veterans (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,721 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.