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Richmond in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Freedom Fountain

 
 
Freedom Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
1. Freedom Fountain Marker
Inscription.
Donated and built by
The Citizens of Wayne County
in grateful appreciation and eternal remembrance of
Wayne County Veterans,
of all wars, killed in action or declared missing,
who have made the supreme sacrifice
that freedom might continue to bless mankind.
Dedicated November 11, 1968

 
Erected 1968 by The Citizens of Wayne County.
 
Location. 39° 49.762′ N, 84° 53.724′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Main Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling south on 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker and fountain are about 100 feet SE of city hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 N. 5th Street, Richmond IN 47374, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wayne Township World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 1968 Downtown Richmond Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); Richmond Police Department Memorial
Freedom Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
2. Freedom Fountain Marker
Looking NW, with City Hall in background.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sailor Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richmond's Record Roots (approx. 0.4 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
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Bicentennial Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
3. Bicentennial Time Capsule Marker
Located next to Freedom Fountain.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,345 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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