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Near West Liberty in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

West Liberty Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
1. West Liberty Veterans Memorial
close up, showing text
Inscription.

Lest we forget those who
served our country

dedicated by Post 426

2007

in God we trust

(American Legion logo) (eagle)
 
Erected 2007 by American Legion Post 426.
 
Location. 40° 15.564′ N, 83° 45.399′ W. Marker is near West Liberty, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on Zanesfield Road (U.S. 68), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Memorial is centrally located in Fairview Cemetery, at the north edge of West Liberty, Ohio. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7800 U.S. 68, West Liberty OH 43357, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michael Lane Partin (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shawnee Nation in Logan County / Shawnee Villages in Logan County (approx. mile away); West Liberty / Glover Hall (approx. mile away); Hull's Trace (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moluntha (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sherman M. Ricketts (approx. 0.4 miles away); West Liberty Lion's Club Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); West Liberty Water Works (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Liberty.
 
More about this marker. Beautiful Monument,
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
2. West Liberty Veterans Memorial
full view of marker
on a Beautiful Hilltop. Overlooking a Beautiful Valley.
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
3. West Liberty Veterans Memorial
marker can be seen at a distance
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
4. West Liberty Veterans Memorial Plaza
inscribed bricks and stone form the plaza in front of the marker
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
5. West Liberty Veterans Memorial
wider view of brickwork
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
6. West Liberty Veterans Memorial brick
the Honor Guard, these guys are REAL heroes, I have conducted many a funeral, while they stood at attention, in the rain or snow. GOD Bless these guys- SALUTE!
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
7. West Liberty Veterans Memorial
one of the larger stones (typical) set by businesses or organizations. a good friend of mine
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
8. West Liberty Veterans Memorial
typical single brick. This is my good friend, Max, Chaplain of the Honor Guard. Many of these bricks are family members or friends. Some still with us, some passed on. I hesitated to publish my own family members.
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
9. West Liberty Veterans Memorial
this stone is in memory of a Navy ship. Sponsored by a local realtor. Again, SALUTE!
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
10. West Liberty Veterans Memorial
two brothers, side by side. I knew them both. Both in Glory now.
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 12, 2015
11. West Liberty Veterans Memorial
FDR, one of several Presidents honored here
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on March 15, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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