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Dana in Vermillion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ernie Pyle - - Home

 
 
Ernie Pyle - - Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
1. Ernie Pyle - - Home Marker
Ernie was so loved by the public and the G.I.'s during W.W. II that a sign with only the words "Ernie Pyle" says it all.
Inscription. Ernie Pyle
State Historic Site
 
Erected by Indiana State Museum Historic Site.
 
Location. 39° 48.271′ N, 87° 29.703′ W. Marker is in Dana, Indiana, in Vermillion County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 71 and Briarwood Avenue, on the left when traveling north on State Road 71. Touch for map. On the North/West Corner just as you enter Dana from the South. Marker is in this post office area: Dana IN 47847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Replica of Ernie Pyle Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Hillsdale Steps (approx. 6 miles away); Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 6.5 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 6.6 miles away); Montezuma Cemetery (approx. 6.7 miles away); Newport Covered Bridge (approx. 6.8 miles away); Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); Vermillion County Courthouse (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Indiana State Musuem. gives Historical Significance of Ernie Pyle to the G.I.'s and the American People during the W.W. II years. (Submitted on July 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Photos of Dana, Indiana and Ernie Pyle Home
Front of:: Ernie Pyle - - Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
2. Front of:: Ernie Pyle - - Home and Marker
Photo taken - facing North at the Home. Much parking surrounding the area.
. plus other items (Submitted on July 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCommunicationsEducationHeroesMilitaryNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsNotable PlacesWar, World II
 
Rear of:: Ernie Pyle Home and Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
3. Rear of:: Ernie Pyle Home and Visitor Center
All the buildings are filled with items to give a taste of life here for Ernie.
Street Art - - Across from the Home image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
4. Street Art - - Across from the Home
A mural featuring Ernie Pyle.
Tunisia 1943 : : "Thanks Pal" ! image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
5. Tunisia 1943 : : "Thanks Pal" !
Ernie Pyle spoke for and to all G.I.'s... He was in the trenches with them as he wrote his many "Stars and Strip" newspaper reports. (Click photo for easy reading.)
Ace War Correspondent image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
6. Ace War Correspondent
Remembering Okinawa :: this stone reflected the heart felt love of the man and reporter. 1900 - - 1945..
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,337 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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