Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Erected 2000. (Marker Number 32-25.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 57.422′ N, 82° 59.495′ W. Marker was in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker was on East Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is adjacent to Fisher Hall of Franklin University. Marker was at or near this postal address: 300 East Main Street, Columbus OH 43215, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Starling Medical College and St. Francis Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); Topiary Garden (approx. 0.3 miles away); Deaf School Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbus Main Library / Judge Noah Swayne Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Central Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); America’s Pioneer Kindergarten (approx. 0.4 miles away); Former Federal Court Building and Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); Snowden- Gray House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
More about this marker. According to Remarkableohio.com the marker has been removed due to it being damaged. Google maps as of 2015 shows that the marker is no longer there.
Also see . . . VFW Centennial Plaza. The VFW Centennial Plaza has a bronze relief of the four main founding members, including James Romanis. (Submitted on October 14, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,349 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on May 11, 2016, by Melanie Born of Parma, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 13, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.