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Near Venedocia in Van Wert County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Venedocia War Memorial

 
 
Venedocia War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
1. Venedocia War Memorial
Inscription.
An Altar of Peace
In memory of and in tribute to
the members of this community
who so nobly served our nation
in her several wars

May God grant
that their service and devotion
shall not have been in vain
and that the liberty of mankind
which they fought to preserve
shall forever endure.
Those who served in
World War II
1941 * 1945

Those who served in
World War I

Those who served in
Former Wars
War of 1812
Civil War
Spanish American War

Those who served our country
In Peacetime
Persian Gulf

Those who served during
The Conflicts In
Korea
Vietnam
 
Erected 1947.
 
Location. 40° 47.171′ N, 84° 27.718′ W. Marker is near Venedocia, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker is on Bebb Street (Ohio Route 116) 0.3 miles west of Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14500 Bebb St, Venedocia OH 45894, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anthony Wayne's March Across Van Wert County / Venedocia Village
An Altar of Peace image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
2. An Altar of Peace
(within shouting distance of this marker); 105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leslie C. Peltier (approx. 7.4 miles away); Miami and Erie Canal / Delphos (approx. 7.6 miles away); Miami – Erie Canal (approx. 7.9 miles away); Hoghe Road Bridge (approx. 8 miles away); Miami and Erie Canal (approx. 8 miles away); Spencerville Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Venedocia.
 
Categories. War of 1812War, KoreanWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Venedocia Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
3. Venedocia Memorial Park
Nation shall not lift up sword against nation. Neither shall they learn war anymore. Isaiah 2:4
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God. Matthew 5:9
World War II image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
4. World War II
World War I image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
5. World War I
(47 names)
Former Wars image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
6. Former Wars
War of 1812 (2 names)
Civil War (29 names)
Spanish American War (3 names)
In Peacetime image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
7. In Peacetime
(68 names)
The Conflicts image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick
8. The Conflicts
Korea (55 names)
Vietnam (56 names)
Venedocia War Memorial Park, Est.1946 image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
9. Venedocia War Memorial Park, Est.1946
Cornerstone Laid Oct. 20, 1946 image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 1, 2016
10. Cornerstone Laid Oct. 20, 1946
Dedicated May 30, 1947 image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
11. Dedicated May 30, 1947
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on June 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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