Near Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Allen County Revolutionary War Memorial
Of the Following
Buried in Allen County
Charles Weeks, Sr.
Samuel Bird, Sgt.
Gurdin Burnham, Sgt.
Erected 1928 by Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 41° 5.63′ N, 85° 14.724′ W. Marker is near Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker can be reached from O'Day Road north of Yellow River Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in the War Veterans Memorial Shrine. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2122 O'Day Road, Fort Wayne IN 46818, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Tribute Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Maumee - Wabash Portage (approx. 3.7 miles away); Lindenwood Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); Wabash and Erie Canal Groundbreaking Camp Allen 1861-64 (approx. 4.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of the Fort Wayne College (approx. 4.8 miles away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 4.8 miles away); Old Aqueduct Club Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
More about this marker. According to the website of the Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter of the DAR, the memorial was originally erected on September 22, 1928 at the Swinney Homestead on W. Jefferson Boulevard in Fort Wayne. The memorial was moved to War Veterans Memorial Shrine in Allen County on August 20, 2000.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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