Winning School of Parke County Indiana

Winning School of Parke County Indiana (HMBA1)

Location: Bloomingdale, IN 47832 Parke County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 49.832', W 87° 15.2'

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American Legion Oratorical Contest 1954

— Penn Township School —

1809 ? ? ? (Relief of Lincoln) ? ? ? 1865

The Gettysburg Address

"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract.

The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion — that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain — that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
Abraham Lincoln

To the Winning School of the Parke County IndianaAmerican Legion Oratorical Contest 1954
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HM NumberHMBA1
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Year Placed1954
Placed ByFellenzer Post # 48 American Legion
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 6:21pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 478322 N 4408979
Decimal Degrees39.83053333, -87.25333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.832', W 87° 15.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 49.92" N, 87° 15' 12.00" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-201 W Academy St, Bloomingdale IN 47832, US
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