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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 3, 2018
Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park Marker
Ohio (Clinton County), Blanchester — Blanchester Veterans' Memorial Park — Cpl. Richard A. Marsh
Dedicated in memory of the men and women who served their country in both war and peace by Marion Post 179 American Legion 50 years of service to God and Country October 7, 1919 to October 7, 1969

This memorial constructed by . . . — Map (db m121164) WM

Ohio (Clinton County), Blanchester — 2-14 — Garrison Corner Community
Side A Descendants of Lemuel Garrison Sr., a Revolutionary War soldier, were among the first Europeans to own and settle land at Garrison Corner (intersection of State Route 123 and Shawnee Trace) . Garrison Cemetery burials took place from . . . — Map (db m121044) HM WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Blanchester — Garrison Corner GAR Monument
In memory of Garrison Corner Civil War soldiers who have served with the Grand Army of the Republic and died in the service of their country

Pvt. Peter Garrison died 8-11-1863 Pvt. Felix Rude died 4-14-1863 Pvt. Lewis Rude . . . — Map (db m121368) WM

Ohio (Clinton County), Blanchester — Sgt. Chester H. Wilson — Blanchester Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to and honoring Sgt Chester H. Wilson US Army WWII 83rd Infantry Division American Legion Marion Post #179 (60+ yrs) Lifetime VFW, DAV, & Military Order of the Purple Heart- Oak Leaf Cluster Clinton Co. Service . . . — Map (db m121166) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Blanchester — WWII Killed in Action — Blanchester Veterans Park
WWII Killed in Action

Luther D. Johnson Normandy 1944 Army William Don Brumfield Italy 1944 Army Robert Glen Fox Germany 1945 Army Richard A. Constable Phillipines 1945 Army Andrew Long Bataan Death March 1942 Army . . . — Map (db m121170) WM

Ohio (Clinton County), Clarksville — Clarksville Veterans Memorial

Memorial that we might live they have died — Map (db m121042) WM

Ohio (Clinton County), Port William — 3-14 — Gilbert Van Zandt
Port William is the birthplace of Gilbert Van Zandt, quite possibly the youngest enlistee in the Union Army during the Civil War. Born on December 20, 1851, "Little Gib" joined the ranks of Company D, 79th Ohio Volunteer Infantry at the age of ten . . . — Map (db m27836) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Port William — Gilbert Van Zant — Little Gib
Port William Home of the the youngest Union Civil War soldier — Map (db m106356) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Sabina — 4-14 — Beam Farm Mound
Built by people of the Adena or Hopewell cultures during the Early to Middle Woodland era (circa 800 B.C - 500 A.D), the Beam Farm Mound, 1200 feet northwest, has stood on the uplands overlooking Anderson Fork for two thousand years. Notable among . . . — Map (db m121070) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Sabina — Lance Corporal Brett Wightman — Jan. 11, 1983 - Aug. 3, 2005 — Marine Corps
To Honor and Remember a True Hero — Map (db m27980) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Sabina — Sabina Veterans Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States of America. We will never forget the sacrifices they made at home and abroad in times of war and peace to protect all of our freedom. . . . — Map (db m27977) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Westboro — Westboro Civil War Memorial
To all soldiers and sailors who fought under our flag — Map (db m122186) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — "Who Sends Thee?"
“One day while plowing I heard a voice,” whether inside me or outside of me I knew not, but I was awake. It said, ‘Go thou and see the president.’ I answered, ‘Yea, Lord, thy servant heareth.’ and unhitching my plow, I went . . . — Map (db m28002) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 302 TAW C-119 Accident Memorial
Died in C-119 accident in France [27] Oct 1972 302 TAW CCAFB Maj. Francis R. Durkin Lt. Col. Dale R. Anderson Maj. Marion A. Meckstroth T.Sgt. William L. Champion T.Sgt. William R. Barbor — Map (db m27968) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 302 TAW C-123 Accident Memorial
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Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 302nd TCW Aircraft Accident Memorial
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Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 907 TAG C-119G Accident Memorial
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Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — American Legion Post No. 49 Veterans Memorial
In Memory of Veterans of All Wars — Map (db m28001) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Chester Township Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those Veterans interred here who sacrificed so much that we might remain free (87 names on front, 88 names on back including “the Unknown Soldier”) This monument is given in memory of our Veterans past and . . . — Map (db m106400) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Clinton County Civil War Monument
by Morris McMillan Post G.A.R. and Citizens – 1927 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m121390) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Clinton County Veterans Memorial — "We Owe So Much to So Few"
Dedicated to the men & women of Clinton County who served in the War of 1812, Mexican, Civil, Spanish, WW I, WW II, Korean, Vietnam and Persian Gulf War (Desert Storm) Afghanistan / Iraq — Map (db m18727) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Clinton County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all veterans of Clinton County who have faithfully and courageously served their country in times of war and peace — Map (db m121369) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 1-14 — Deserted Camp
Near this site in October 1786 General Benjamin Logan with an army of 700 Kentucky volunteers camped on their way to destroy seven Indian towns in the Mad River Valley. During the night a renegade deserted the camp to warn the Indians. The army . . . — Map (db m121033) HM WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 6-14 — Indian Trails of Clinton County
Side A: Clinton County was a major center of activity for the Shawnee, Miami, and Delaware Indians. Early traces and trails developed as Indians traveled from village to village; gathered flint, salt and gold; traded furs, mica, and feldspar; . . . — Map (db m27827) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — J. W. Denver Williams, Jr.
In memory of J W Denver Williams Jr Oct 14 1922 - May 17 1945 Corporal 29th Marines 6th Division Killed in action on Okinawa — Map (db m27922) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Kenneth W. Faul
In memory of Kenneth W. Faul Vietnam October 1968 — Map (db m27925) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 7-14 — Marble Hall
After World War II, colleges across the country struggled to house students following surges in enrollments made possible by the G.I. Bill. Wilmington College was no exception. The College's enrollment doubled compared to pre-war levels. On April . . . — Map (db m121047) HM WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 10-14 — Military Air Disaster
Side A

On April 18, 1964, reservists from the 302nd Troop Carrier Wing at the Clinton County Air Force Base (CCAFB) and 2nd Special Forces Group (Green Berets) of Fort Hayes, Columbus were to undergo an Operational Readiness Inspection. . . . — Map (db m121127) HM WM

Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Smith Place School — 1893 - 1984
Smith Place School was built on this site in 1893 as a high school. It was an outstanding example of Romanesque architecture and the arched stone entrances were quarried locally from Todd's Fork. Many generations attended classes here and it became . . . — Map (db m18730) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Unknown Union Soldier — Simple Marker in a Secluded Rural Cemetery
Unknown Union Soldier KIA Civil War 1861- 1865 “Here rests in honored glory an American Soldier known but to God” — Map (db m106397) WM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — 5-14 — Wilmington College
The 19th century saw a great migration of Quakers from the Carolinas and from eastern Ohio to southwestern Ohio. Attracted by rich soil and abundance of fresh water and springs, Quakers became the dominant religious group in the region. Clinton . . . — Map (db m27837) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Wilmington War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of all veterans of all wars who were killed in action or in the line of duty — Map (db m27923) HM

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