Spencer in Owen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
To the Memory of Those Who Served Their Country
“ Soldiers Memorial Pavilion “
—Owen County (Spencer) Indiana —
Who Served Their Country
During the Wars of the United States
Erected through the Efforts of
The Women's Relief Corps
of Spencer, Indiana
Panel and Design of Pavilion Furnished By:
E. M. Viquesney, Sculptor.
Erected 1939 by Women's Relief Corps of Spencer.
Location. 39° 16.952′ N, 86° 46.025′ W. Marker is in Spencer, Indiana, in Owen County. Marker can be reached from West Wayne Street west of South Water Street. Touch for map. Go West on West Wayne Street from South Water Street. Enter "Riverside Cemetery" - Soldiers Memorial Hill can be seen easily on the Left. BUT, follow the one way drive-way to the left for easy parking on lower part of the hill. Cemetery workers are very helpbul and friendly. Marker is in this post office area: Spencer IN 47460, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Civil War Cannons - Owen County Indiana (a few steps from this marker); American Revolution War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Owen County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Owen County War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ferry Bridge (approx. 5.9 miles away); Stinesville Limestone Industry (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Ten O'Clock Line (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spencer.
Regarding To the Memory of Those Who Served Their Country.
The American's Creed
By William Tyler Page – 1917
I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed, a democracy in a republic, a sovereign Nation of many sovereign States; a perfect union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice, and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes.
I therefore believe
Also see . . .
1. "The Spirit of the Doughboy" downtown Spencer ::. The Doughboy statues were the heart and soul of Viquesney's work for the public. Spencer, Indiana is where he was born and died - his "Home Town". (Submitted on May 27, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. News Video - - "Old Theater gets New Life" (Courtesy:: WTHITV 10)::. (Submitted on April 23, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Additional keywords. E. M. Viquesney, Sculptor
Categories. • Heroes • Military • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,699 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. submitted on May 27, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.