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Monroe County / Bloomington World War II Memorial

 

—The Spirit of The Fighting Yank —

 
Full View - - Monroe County / Bloomington World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
1. Full View - - Monroe County / Bloomington World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.
( Front )

The Spirit of
The Fighting Yank


Memorial to the
Armed Forces of the
United States of America
World War II

( Obverse )

E. M. Viquesney SC.
Co. 1943 — Spencer Ind.


Presented by
Fluck Cut Stone Company
Harry D. Donato, Carver
E. M. Vizuesney, Sculptor

Erected by
Bloomington
Chamber of Commerce

 
Erected 1944 by Bloomington Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 10.036′ N, 86° 32.034′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Indiana, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of West 6th Street and North Walnut Street, on the left when traveling west on West 6th Street. Touch for map. Located on the North/East lawn of the Monroe County Courthouse in Bloomington, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomington IN 47404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Civil War Memorial Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County W.W. II Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); G.A.R. Soldiers of All Wars Memorial
Base - - Monroe County / Bloomington World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
2. Base - - Monroe County / Bloomington World War II Memorial Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County's Carnegie Library (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Colored School (about 600 feet away); Hoagy Carmichael (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
 
Also see . . .  E. M. Viquesney - Web-site : :. (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Obverse Side - - Sculptor's Imprint image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
3. Obverse Side - - Sculptor's Imprint
Base Obverse - - Monroe County / Bloomington World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
4. Base Obverse - - Monroe County / Bloomington World War II Memorial Marker
Statue in Profile image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
5. Statue in Profile
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 694 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 10, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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