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Poland in Mahoning County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Four Heroic Chaplains

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
1. Four Heroic Chaplains Marker
Inscription.
Honoring the
Four Heroic Chaplains
who gave their life jackets that four soldiers
might live. The S.S. Dorchester was torpedoed
February 3, 1943. As it sank, the four were seen
linked arm in arm, heads uplifted in prayer.

Lt. G. L. Fox, Protestant
Lt. J. P. Washington, Catholic
Lt. A. D. Goode, Jewish
Lt. C. V. Poling, Protestant

Dedicated February 3, 1986

 
Erected 1986 by American Legion Mahoning Valley Post No. 15.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Four Chaplains marker series.
 
Location. 41° 1.252′ N, 80° 36.772′ W. Marker is in Poland, Ohio, in Mahoning County. Marker is on Courtland Street near Lee Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Courtland Street, Youngstown OH 44514, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Poland Academy and Poland Seminary (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); President William McKinley's Boyhood Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Stone Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Poland Village Hall
Four Heroic Chaplains Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
2. Four Heroic Chaplains Memorial
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Peterson Park and Clock Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); The History of Poland (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Cemetery (approx. mile away); Judge Turhand Kirtland (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poland.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other 4 Chaplains Markers
 
Also see . . .  The Saga of the Four Chaplains. (Submitted on July 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Four Heroic Chaplains Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2011
3. Four Heroic Chaplains Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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