Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
In Honor of All who Served
Erected 1931 by The Wheeling Chapter No. 1 Service Star Legion.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
Location. 40° 3.481′ N, 80° 40.318′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on West Wheeling Drive when traveling west. Touch for map. The Marker is in Wheeling Park at the western end of West Wheeling Drive (Bertchy Gate). Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Defenders of the Union (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); State’s Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Madonna of the Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Pike (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Madonna of the Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jesse Lee Reno (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elm Grove Stone Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Forks of Wheeling Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
Also see . . . The Wheeling WVA Doughboy. (Submitted on January 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
1. The Spirit of the American Doughboy
This is one of 120 pressed copper Doughboy statues by E. M. Viquesney. This one is missing his rifle.
— Submitted January 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Categories. • War, World I •
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