Florence in Noble County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
March 29, 1868
104 Y. 2 M. 23 D.
The last of Washington's companions.
The hoary head is a crown of glory.
Dedicated to the memory of Private John Gray Ohio's last surviving soldier of the American Revolution. He is symbolic of the sacrifices of the veterans of all our country's wars. Thus is liberty secured for us today.
Erected 1956 by Citizens of Noble County and Monument Builders of Ohio.
Location. 39° 45.952′ N, 81° 32.38′ W. Marker is in Florence, Ohio, in Noble County. Marker is on Marietta Road (Ohio Route 821), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in American Legion Park. Marker is in this post office area: Caldwell OH 43724, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. VFW Post #4721 Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Noble County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Robert T. Secrest (approx. 1.8 miles away); Claude L. Wilson (approx. 1.8 miles away); Thorla-McKee Well (approx. 2.8 U.S.S. Shenandoah (approx. 3.3 miles away); Crash of the USS Shenandoah / Lighter-Than-Air Flight (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named U.S.S. Shenandoah (approx. 5.1 miles away).
Categories. • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
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