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Powell in Delaware County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Powell WW I Memorial

 
 
Powell WW I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 28, 2016
1. Powell WW I Memorial Marker
close up of plaque on monument
Inscription.
In memory of
E.A. France
H. Morrison
H. Pheneger
R.M. Thomas
E.A. France Post
No. 144
 
Erected by American Legion Post 144.
 
Location. 40° 9.584′ N, 83° 4.504′ W. Marker is in Powell, Ohio, in Delaware County. Marker is on Liberty Road (County Route 9), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. marker is in Powell Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 79 N Liberty St, Powell OH 43065, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Union Land Company and the Case Family / The Olentangy River Road (approx. 1.7 miles away); Grand Carousel (approx. 2 miles away); Polish Patriot Thaddeus Kosciusko (approx. 2.6 miles away); Leatherlips (approx. 2.7 miles away); Liberty Presbyterian Church / Nathan Carpenter (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Four Chaplains (approx. 2.9 miles away); Kingwood Memorial Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); James Kilbourne / Anson Williams (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Powell.
 
Regarding Powell WW I Memorial. A.E.France is the namesake, honored by the local American Legion Post. H.Pheneger's
Powell WW I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 28, 2016
2. Powell WW I Memorial Marker
full view of monument
tombstone is nearby, listing him as a member of Co.A 23rd U.S.I.
From tombstones, it can be concluded that Pheneger and Thomas were brother-in-laws. It is not clear if bodies were returned from France, or if these monuments stand over empty graves.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Powell WW I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 28, 2016
3. Powell WW I Memorial Marker
monument can be seen at a distance, with flag flying
Powell WW I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 28, 2016
4. Powell WW I Memorial Marker
Pheneger's tombstone, noting Co.A 23rd U.S.I.
Powell WW I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 28, 2016
5. Powell WW I Memorial Marker
crest of the 23rd United States Infantry http://www.lonesentry.com/unithistory/23rd-infantry/
Powell WW I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 28, 2016
6. Powell WW I Memorial Marker
Powell Cemetery gate, on North Liberty Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 29, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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