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Ohio in WW1 - Places & Memorials

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State Library of Ohioloupe
274 E. First Avenue
Columbus
OH
USA
43201

Circulation Services: 614-644-6950

Research Services: 614-644-7051

 
Summit County World War I Memorialloupe
Akron
OH
USA
44308
November 11, 1934
E. M. Viquesney
 
Tuscarawas County War Savings Stamps Plaqueloupe
New Philadelphia
OH
USA
44663

"In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Tuscarawas County who so generously purchased War Savings Stamps in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings Committee"

 
Tuscarawas County World War I Memorialloupe
125 E High Ave
New Philadelphia
OH
USA
44663
November 11 1929
E.M. Viquesney
 
Tuscarawas County World War I Memorialloupe
Tuscarawas County Courthouse
New Philadelphia
OH
USA
44663
1929
E. M. Viquesney

This metal statue known as "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" was sculpted by E. M. Viquesney, it depicts a World War I Doughboy carrying a rifle and grenade through the barbed wire and stumps of No Man's Land. It stands on a stone base with an emblem of the American Legion and a plaque that reads "In memory of the men and women of Tuscarawas County who served their country in the World War. Erected 1929."

 
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Valley Park Doughboy and Memorialloupe
Valley Park
Cincinnati
OH
USA
45225

The plaque on the base of this doughboy statue dedicates it to the citizens of Camp Washington "who offered their lives in defense of humanity in the World War." In the late 80s, inscriptions were added around the base to honor each branch of the Armed Forces and service in World War II, the Korean Conflict, and Vietnam.

 
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Valley Park Doughboy Statueloupe
Cincinnati
OH
USA
45225
 
VFW Post 3035 Walterick-Hemme Postloupe
213 W 4th St
Delphos
OH
USA
45833
06/06/1934

VFW Post 3035 is named after Army PFC Claude L. Walterick, who was KIA 11 days short of the Armistice and is buried in the Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium.

 
Victory Mother Club World War Monumentloupe
Massillon
OH
USA
44646
 
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Victory Oak Knollloupe
2917 Berkley St
Kettering
OH
USA
45409

The inscriptions on this memorial read:

“In a righteous cause they have won immortal glory and have nobly served their nation in serving mankind.”
Woodrow Wilson 1918

“This tablet erected by the City of Dayton from funds furnished by the Home Guards to the memory of the men of Montgomery County who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War 1914-1919”


"Dedicated to the memory of Montgomery County Men and Women who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War"

[182 names are listed]

 

Ohio World War I Centennial Committee

Contact: Sara Fisher, Ohio History Connection: [email protected]

Committee Members:

Ron Chapman, American Legion Department of Ohio

Steve Ebersole, American Legion Department of Ohio

Shannon Kupfer, State Library of Ohio 

Paul LaRue, High School History Teacher (Ret.)

Dr. Paul Lockhart, Wright State University

Pete Lupiba, Ohio Department of Education

SFC Joshua Mann, Ohio Army National Guard

David Merkowitz, Ohio Humanities

Colonel Thomas Moe, United States Air Force (Ret.)

Cyrus Moore, Ohio History Connection

Toivo Motter, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens 

Becky Preiss Odom, Ohio History Connection

Kyle Yoho, The Castle Historic House Museum

 

 

 

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