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McConnelsville Persian Gulf War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
1. McConnelsville Persian Gulf War Memorial
Inscription.
For those who served in the Persian Gulf War.

[Marker Reverse]:
Dedicated to all men and women of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm with honor and glory for those who bravely served to keep our country a land of freedom

“My confidence in you is total, our cause is just. Now you must be the thunder and lightning of Desert Storm.”
-General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
 
Erected 1990 by Morgan County Military Family Support Group.
 
Location. 39° 38.913′ N, 81° 50.878′ W. Marker is in McConnelsville, Ohio, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 60) and 10th Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McConnelsville OH 43756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McConnelsville World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Howard Chandler Christy (within shouting distance of this marker); Lelia Morris & Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles
McConnelsville Persian Gulf War Memorial (reverse) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
2. McConnelsville Persian Gulf War Memorial (reverse)
away); The Carlos M. Riecker Complex (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Evelyn True Button House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McConnelsville.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm
 
McConnelsville Persian Gulf War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
3. McConnelsville Persian Gulf War Memorial
World War I Memorial in foreground and Howard Chandler Christy marker at right rear.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,904 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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