Huntington in Huntington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
John R. Kissinger
1877 - 1946
—Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient “Quiet Hero - Few Know His Name” —
Erected by American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 40° 54.279′ N, 85° 29.267′ W. Marker is in Huntington, Indiana, in Huntington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Stultz Rd. Touch for map. This marker is at the Northeastern end of the pond located on the Parkview Huntington Hospital campus, near the fitness trail that runs around the pond. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 N, Huntington IN 46750, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General James R. Slack (approx. 1.4 miles away); Huntington High School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Burk's Lock (approx. 1½ miles Rock House (approx. 1½ miles away); Chief Francis La Fontaine (approx. 1½ miles away); Canal Landing on Washington Street / Jefferson Park Mall (approx. 1.6 miles away); Huntington County War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ex Parte Milligan (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
More about this marker. This marker was previously located on the front lawn of Huntington Memorial Hospital when it was located on Etna Ave. It was relocated when the hospital moved to its current location on Stultz Rd. in April of 2000.
Regarding John R. Kissinger. The marker erroneously refers to the Congressional Medal of Honor. John Kissinger was awarded the Medal of Honor, which is the highest military award.
Also see . . .
1. Mosquitoes: Finding the Vector. Scroll down to find John R. Kissinger. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. John R. Kissinger Biography - Kathy Warnes. (Submitted on December 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Heroes • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2011, by Willard McKinzie of Huntington, Indiana. This page has been viewed 854 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2011, by Willard McKinzie of Huntington, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.