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Near Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Charles Gene Abrell

 
 
Charles Gene Abrell - (Memorial Bridge) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
1. Charles Gene Abrell - (Memorial Bridge) Marker
Inscription. This bridge commemorates the memory of Charles Gene Abrell, Corporal, First Marines of the United States First Marine Division, posthumous holder of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Born August 12, 1931. Died June 10, 1951.
 
Erected 1982 by Indiana War Memorials Commission, United War Veterans Council of Vigo County. (Marker Number 84.1982.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers, and the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 39° 29.891′ N, 87° 25.225′ W. Marker is near Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is on State Road 63 half a mile north of Maple Avenue. Touch for map. Sign located in median of Indiana 63. Marker is in this post office area: Terre Haute IN 47801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burial Ground Fort William Harrison (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison (approx. 0.8 miles away); 1812 - - Fort Harrison - - 1912 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort William Henry Harrison (approx. 0.9 miles away); Union Hospital
Charles Gene Abrell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
2. Charles Gene Abrell Marker
Photo taken facing north.
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Buried in this Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Twelve Points (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gold Medal Plaza (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Gene Abrell. Biography and story of his honor to our country and we, his fellow citizens. (Submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyBridges & ViaductsHeroesNotable PersonsPeaceWar, Korean
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,713 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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