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Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial

 
 
Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
1. Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial Marker
Click photo for details listing past military conflicts and the dates.
Inscription. Dedicated to all veterans during war and peace time.

(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):
Colonial Wars
      Genesis
Revolutionary War             1776 - 1783
      Independence Won
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
      Independence Affirmed
Mexican War                      1846 - 1848
Civil War                            1861 - 1865
First Sioux War                  1865 - 1868

(Right side panel):
Spanish-American War       1898 - 1898
Philipine Insurrection         1898 - 1900
World War I    
Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial Marker </b>(back) image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
2. Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial Marker (back)
                  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.)
 
Location. 39° 53.072′ N, 87° 24.537′ W. Marker is in Newport, Indiana, in Vermillion County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and South Main Street, on the left
Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial Marker and Court House image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
3. Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial Marker and Court House
when traveling east on Market Street. Touch for map. Located at the Southeast corner of the Court House grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Newport IN 47966, United States of America.
 
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); 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); Silver Island Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
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Major Contributors - - (left bench plaque) image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
4. Major Contributors - - (left bench plaque)
Two stone benches are in front of the marker.
Major Contributors - - (right bench - plaque) image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
5. Major Contributors - - (right bench - plaque)
Traveling Art Work at War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
6. Traveling Art Work at War Memorial
Theme of art work is Newport's annual "Hill Climb" contest and festivities.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,653 times since then and 28 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.
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