Mt. Gilead in Morrow County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
War Savings Stamps and World War I Memorial
This shaft was donated by the Ohio War Savings Committee to the County of Morrow as an award to her citizens who, in aid of the government, purchased more War Savings Stamps per capita than any other county in the state.
Dedicated in honor of all Morrow County men and women who wore the uniform of their country and served under the colors during the World War of 1917-1918 and to the memory of those who relinquished all that liberty might not perish.
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends”
Roll of Honor
Vernon Z. Aldrich • Edward J. Axthelm • Leonard Boham • Clarence Hooher • Albert P. Bowe • Myron W. Caris • Lester G. Carter • Fred B. Corwin • Ralph B. Cyphers • William McK. Daily • Frank George • Arthur V. Harris • Ray D. Heit • Emmett C. Hinderlong • George D. Hutton • Rex D. Jenkins • Thomas P. Johnston • Edwin J. Kreis • Ralph W. Mellott • Harker Miller • Herman H. Morrison • John B. Murphy • Lawrence W. Philbrook • William D. Scarbrough • Leslie D. Somerlot • Hartley Schofield • Harry V. Williams • Earl C. Wright • Cloyd O. Yeager
“Let us have faith that right makes might and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand
Erected by the Barre Quarries & Manufacturers Association, Barre, Vermont
Erected by Ohio War Savings Committee.
Location. 40° 32.952′ N, 82° 49.71′ W. Marker is in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, in Morrow County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (Ohio Route 95) and Main Street (U.S. 42), in the median on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Gilead OH 43338, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dawn Powell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morrow County War Memorial (about 400 feet away); War Savings Quota (about 400 feet away); D.A.R. Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (about 500 feet away); Morrow County Veterans Memorial Plaza (about 500 feet away); Morrow County Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Mount Gilead Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Ohio Central College (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mt. Gilead.
Categories. • 20th Century • Charity & Public Work • Heroes • Military • Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I •
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