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Groveport in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Groveport Veterans’ Park

 
 
Groveport Veterans' Park Monument </b>(front) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 16, 2008
1. Groveport Veterans' Park Monument (front)
Inscription. [Marker Front]:
Dedicated to the honor of all the men and women who have faithfully and honorably served their country.

Valor       Duty       Honor       Country

[Marker Reverse]:
“....and here we joined to honor these men and women who are the foundation of our freedom.”
Anonymous

[On Separate Podium]:
In special honor of those who have served this community from Rickenbacker Air Force Base.
 
Erected by Village of Groveport.
 
Location. 39° 51.116′ N, 82° 53.313′ W. Marker is in Groveport, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 421 Main Street, Groveport OH 43125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Groveport United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Groveport Log House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Groveport (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Rarey and "Cruiser" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Groveport World War II Memorial
Groveport Veterans' Park Monument </b> (rear) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 16, 2008
2. Groveport Veterans' Park Monument (rear)
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Ohio Military Hall of Fame Monument (approx. half a mile away); 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Ohio and Erie Canal in Groveport / Scioto Valley Interurban (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Groveport.
 
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Podium Honoring Rickenbacker Air Force Base Veterans image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 16, 2008
3. Podium Honoring Rickenbacker Air Force Base Veterans
Groveport Veterans' Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 16, 2008
4. Groveport Veterans' Park
Looking south from Main Street.
Gold Donor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 16, 2008
5. Gold Donor Marker
Silver Donor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 16, 2008
6. Silver Donor Marker
Bronze Donor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 16, 2008
7. Bronze Donor Marker
Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 16, 2008
8. Time Capsule Marker
This Capsule is Dedicated
to the Veterans and residents
of the Village of Groveport
in recognition of our Sesquicentennial
1997
To be opened on our Bicentennial
in November 2047
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 19, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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