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Xenia in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Honor

Ohio Soldier’ and Sailor’ Orphans’ Home

 

— Ohio Veterans’ Childrens’ Home AXP Museum —

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 23, 2016
1. Honor Marker
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Inscription.  This tablet is erected in honor of our beloved veterans of the 1861 Civil War 1865 The Grand Army of the Republic Dept. of Ohio who organized the “Home” in 1869 and by their patriotic effort, provided for the future protection and education of their children and the children of all wars, whose father served in the defense of the United States of America.

Rutherford B. Hayes, Gov. of State
Maj. Gen. J. Warren Keifer Dept. Comdr.

Committee
Geo. W. Collier J.A.Chase A.G.Byers D.B.Corwin Capt. William Earnshaw

Board of Control
Rev. P.P.Ingalls, President
Gen. H.G.Armstrong, Secretary
Maj. M.S.Gunckel, Treasurer
Gen. James Barnett, Mrs. Lucy Webb Hayes, Gen. George B. Wright, Mrs. Henriette B. Monroe, Gen. B.F.Coates, Mrs. Rachel White, Eli Millen ESQ.

Presented June, 1927 by their Auxiliary The Women’s Releif Corps Department of Ohio
 
Erected 1927 by Women's Relief Corps.
 
Location. 39° 40.208′ N, 83° 55.235′ W. Marker is in Xenia, Ohio, in

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By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 23, 2016
2. Honor Marker
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Greene County. Memorial is on Elliott Dr, on the left when traveling east. Marker is on the far right corner of Ohio Soldier’ and Sailor’ Orphans’ Home Ohio Veterans’ Childrens’ Home AXP Museum on the campus of the Legacy Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 650 Elliott Dr, Xenia OH 45385, 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. Logan’s Memorial Day Order (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Xenia Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Greene County War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); 74th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry (approx. 1.1 miles away); War Savings Stamps (approx. 1.1 miles away); Desert Shield - Desert Storm - Persian Gulf Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Greene County Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Xenia.
 
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 23, 2016
3. Honor Marker
marker can be seen at far right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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