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Ada in Hardin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ada Civil War Memorial

 
 
Ada Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2010
1. Ada Civil War Memorial
Pennsylvania Railroad Passenger Depot in background. Looking east.
Inscription.

In Memory of Our Soldiers
1861-1865

“Lest We Forget”

 
Location. 40° 46.232′ N, 83° 49.375′ W. Marker is in Ada, Ohio, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 235) and Central Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Memorial is in the Ada Passenger Depot Park. Marker is in this post office area: Ada OH 45810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ada Passenger Depot, 1887 (a few steps from this marker); Ohio Northern University (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hog-Creek Marsh (approx. 5.1 miles away); Village of McGuffey / Great 1934 Onion Strike (approx. 5.6 miles away); LaFayette - Jackson Township Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away); USS Texas (CGN 39) (approx. 6.7 miles away); Harrod Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 6.7 miles away); 1905 Shay Engine (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ada.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Ada Civil War Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2010
2. Ada Civil War Memorial Detail
Ada Civil War Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2010
3. Ada Civil War Memorial Detail
Ada Civil War Memorial Cannon Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2010
4. Ada Civil War Memorial Cannon Detail
Ada Civil War Memorial Cannon Date image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2010
5. Ada Civil War Memorial Cannon Date
Ada Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 7, 2010
6. Ada Civil War Memorial
Looking west, with Main Street in background. The cannon is a 42-pdr Seacoast Gun. Originally a smoothbore, it was banded and rifled early in the war to extend its usefulness. Somewhat ironic, the gun was originally cast by Tredegar Foundry in Richmond, Virginia, before the Civil War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 962 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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