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Veterans Fountain - Worthington, OH
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N 40° 05.296 W 083° 01.103
17T E 327927 N 4439506
Quick Description: A memorial Veterans Fountain is located in the historic Worthington Public Square in Worthington, Ohio, USA. This multi-war memorial includes a memorial for those who served in the Persian Gulf.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2011 6:42:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMBH5B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 2

Long Description:
Behind the fountain is a brick wall with a concrete top that contains two plaques about this Veterans memorial:

The plaque on the left reads:

"The people of Worthington dedicate this memorial to those here named who entered the Armed Services from this community in time of war and died in service to our country.

Their names are etched in our hearts.

Our freedom is their gift.

Worthington Post 2398
Veterans of Foreign Wars."

The plaque on the right reads:

"Persons who entered the Armed Forces from Worthington who were killed in action or died from injury or disease

War of 1812
Luther Palmer
Zophar Topping

Civil War
Eli Barker
Henry C. Burr
George McIlvan
Walter A. Tuller

World War I
Laurence G. Leasure
Arthur Wolford
William H. Yauger

World War II
Tad Blackston
Curtiss A. Brown
Ted. R. Chapin
Lewis C. Christian
Max D. Clark
John N. Erskine
Clarence R. Graham
Norman B. Griggs
Joseph J. Harrold
Daniel P. Hodges
John W. Keys
Frank Kruse
Richard Livingston
Richard L. Lynam
William E. Mantel
James Orr
Jeremy O. Pruden
Ben Pyle
Edwin J. Stroupe
Charles H. Wilson

Vietnam War
George Bonnell III
William H. Condit Jr.
Charles J. Freeland
William J. Hrinko
Byron F. Tennent

Persian Gulf
Lee Ann Lambert
David M. Spellacy

Iraqi Freedom
Harrison J. Meyer
Brandon F. Oberleitner

Citizens of this community have served with honor in all wars since our War of Independence"

The Veterans Memorial is located in the old Village Green, which is one of the oldest public parks in Ohio. The Village Green has been the center of Worthington and an important part of the town's New England heritage since its founding in 1803. The picturesque Village Green has shaded engraved brick walkways and several dedicated trees.

Text of Plaque:
See Long Description

Placed by: Worthington Post 2398, Veterans of Foreign Wars

Type of Memorial: Multi-War

Date of dedication: Not listed

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