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Spanish American War memorial, Milligan Park, Crawfordsville, IN
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N 40° 01.885 W 086° 53.328
16T E 509487 N 4431249
Quick Description: This Spanish American War memorial is located in Milligan Park, in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2017 2:11:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMVW0N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
This Spanish American War memorial is located in Milligan Park, in Crawfordsville, Indiana. It is on Joe Allen Parkway, close to the park entrance on Mill Street. It commemorates Company M, 158th Indiana Voluntary Infantry involvement in the Spanish American War.

Milligan Park is the largest of the city's parks, covering an area of 40 acres. Features include: Playgrounds, Picnic shelters, Milligan Skate Park, Horse-shoe pits, 22-cage Disc Golf course, Milligan Park Pool, and Splash Zone Splash Pad. (visit link)

Crawfordsville is a city in Union Township, Montgomery County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 15,915. The city is the county seat of Montgomery County. It is home to Wabash College, which was ranked by Forbes as #12 in the United States for undergraduate studies in 2008. (visit link)

Union Township is one of eleven townships in Montgomery County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 24,587 and it contained 10,723 housing units. (visit link)

Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 38,124. The county is divided into 11 townships which provide local services. Montgomery County was established by an act of the Indiana state legislature passed on December 21, 1822, which defined the county's boundaries and provided for the organization of its government. It was formed from parts of Wabash New Purchase attached to Parke and Putnam Counties. The county was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed on December 31, 1775, while attempting to capture Quebec City in the Battle of Quebec. The first county election was held on March 1, 1823, with 61 voters participating to elect the first three county commissioners — William Offield, James Blevins and John McCollough — who then ordered that the first jail and courthouse be built. (visit link)

Indiana is a U.S. state located in the midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America. Indiana is the 38th largest by area and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis. Indiana was admitted to the United States as the 19th U.S. state on December 11, 1816. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Indiana was 6,619,680 on July 1, 2015, a 2.10% increase since the 2010 United States Census. (visit link)
Type of memorial: Monument

Location: City Park

Public or private: Public

Who placed it?: Not listed

When was it placed?: Not listed

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