TSGS Cruiser Blog

Monday, February 6, 2012

Marker/Plaque/Monument Monday - WWI Servicemen

James Bethel Gresham of Evansville
The first American soldier killed in France
In memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of
Vanderburgh County who made the supreme sacrifice
And further to commemorate the Patriot Fund of Vanderburgh County
Subscribed in 1918 by 25579 Citizens of said county to the amount of
$412,000. Dedicated November 11, 1923.

[This is a beautiful plaque that needs some serious cleaning! Click on photo to get a larger image. - JGWest]

- Photo taken & submitted by Don Counts, TSGS President

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