Michigan City in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Michigan City Civil War Monument
The Soldiers of the
Who Gave Their Services
The Union of the States.
Is the Gift of
John H. Winterboatham
to Michigan City.
Location. 41° 43.416′ N, 86° 54.301′ W. Marker is in Michigan City, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Shore Drive and Franklin Street, in the median on Lake Shore Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Michigan City IN 46360, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michigan City Lighthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Michigan City Spanish War Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Michigan City GAR Memorial (about 400 feet away); Michigan City World War I Memorial (about 600 feet away); Private First Class Daniel D. Bruce (about 600 feet away); Michigan City Memorial Plaza (about 600 feet away); The Lincoln Funeral Train (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michigan City Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Michigan City.
More about this marker. Also known
Also see . . . Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 26, 2014.)
1. Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori is inscribed around the base of the monument. As stated in Wikipedia, this phrase "is a line from the Roman lyrical poet Horace's Odes. The line can be roughly translated into English as: 'It is sweet and fitting to die for your country.'" The phrase is inscribed on a number of memorials and monuments worldwide.
— Submitted July 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 310 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.