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Washington Court House in Fayette County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

War Savings Quota

 
 
War Savings Quota Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 18, 2010
1. War Savings Quota Marker
Inscription.
In recognition of
the patriotism of
the people of
Fayette County
who oversubscribed their
War Savings Quota in 1918
this tablet is
gratefully erected by the
Ohio War Savings Committee

 
Erected by Ohio War Savings Committee.
 
Location. 39° 32.169′ N, 83° 26.389′ W. Marker is in Washington Court House, Ohio, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (U.S. 22/62) and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the SE wall of the county courthouse, near the entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Washington Court House OH 43160, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fayette County Court House / Washington Court House Riot of 1894 (here, next to this marker); Fayette County World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Fayette County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Washington Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Veterans Bridge
War Savings Quota Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 18, 2010
2. War Savings Quota Marker
SE facade of the county courthouse.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); 104mm German Cannon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Bicentennial Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington Court House.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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