Auburn in DeKalb County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
DeKalb County Veterans Memorial
Location. 41° 21.961′ N, 85° 3.335′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Indiana, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and 9th Street, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Located on the South/West corner of the DeKalb County lawn in Auburn, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Main Street, Auburn IN 46706, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site Of Wesley Park's Home (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Auburn Automobile Company (approx. 0.7 miles away); "It All Started Here" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Creek Chub Bait Company (approx. 4.3 miles away); First Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828 (approx. 9 miles away); Spencerville Covered Bridge (approx. 9.4 miles away); Huntertown, Indiana (approx. 11.3 miles away); Civil War Memorial Cannon (approx. 12.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
More about this marker. This Memorial may in fact be a Civil War Memorial.(?) (Help would be appreciated from any-one knowing exact
An E-mail (9-14-12 time 2:15PM) from Richard Martin, Executive Director, DeKalb County Visitors Bureau states::
""In 1909 the Federal Government offered a number of old cannons to local communities providing that they paid the freight from the federal arsenal at Watertown, Massachusetts.
The monument was quickly erected and dedicated on Memorial Day, March 30, 1909.
To answer your question it is not a Civil War Memorial.""
Categories. • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 966 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 28, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. 6. submitted on September 15, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on April 29, 2014, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.