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Spencerville in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Spencerville Veterans Memorial

 
 
Spencerville Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
1. Spencerville Veterans Memorial Marker
Base of marker
Inscription. Dedicated to our country’s defenders, erected by our patriotic people

1861- 1865
1898- 1902
1917- 1918
1941- 1945
(GAR logo)
(Red Cross logo)
(American Legion logo)
(Spanish American Veteran Medal logo)
1921
(wreath logo)
Viet Nam
1964-1975
 
Erected 1921.
 
Location. 40° 41.994′ N, 84° 21.461′ W. Marker is in Spencerville, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broadway (Ohio Route 66) and Kolter Road, on the right when traveling north on South Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in Spencerville Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 S Broadway St, Spencerville OH 45887, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miami – Erie Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Miami & Erie Canal Deep Cut / Miami & Erie Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Town of Hartford (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fort Amanda (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Amanda

Spencerville Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
2. Spencerville Veterans Memorial Marker
Full view of marker, various wars are noted on each of the four faces of the column
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Site of the 86 Acre Homestead of Dye Sunderland (approx. 5.1 miles away); Tawa Town (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spencerville.
 
Categories. Military
 
Spencerville Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
3. Spencerville Veterans Memorial Marker
Marker as seen from Kohter Road, across "Soldier's Field"
Spencerville Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
4. Spencerville Veterans Memorial Marker
The bronze eagle at the top of the column
 
 
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 236 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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