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Harrisonville in Cass County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lest We Forget

 
 
Lest We Forget - Korea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, January 1, 2009
1. Lest We Forget - Korea Marker
Inscription. left tablet
Stylized Eagle facing right perched on 3 arrows


Lest we forget
Korea
map of Korea

right tablet
Stylized Eagle facing left perched on 3 arrows


Lest we forget
Vietnam
map of Vietnam

base of marker Dedicated to the brave men and women of Cass County who served that Freedom and Justice should not perish from the Earth.

Blue Star Marker Blue Star By Way marker program established by the Federation of Garden Clubs in 1945 as a tribute to the WWI Armed Forces of America. Dedicated to all those who have, are, or will serve in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Rededicated by Clay Potters Garden Club 11-11-07.
 
Erected 1988 by V.F.W. Auxiliary 4409 and Citizens.
 
Location. 38° 39.776′ N, 94° 21.652′ W. Marker is in Harrisonville, Missouri, in Cass County. Marker is at the intersection of North Commercial Street and Locust Street, on the left when traveling east on North Commercial Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonville MO 64701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as
Lest We Forget - Vietnam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, January 1, 2009
2. Lest We Forget - Vietnam Marker
the crow flies. General Order No. 11 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cass County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harrisonville WWI Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jennisonís Jayhawks raid Harrisonville Square (approx. 0.9 miles away); United We Stand Divided We Fall (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Burnt District Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Burnt District Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wayside Rest (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrisonville.
 
More about this marker. This simple, but very handsome, memorial is in a small pocket park just as North Commercial makes a bend to the south towards downtown Harrisonville. There is an unlighted flagpole that is also part of the memorial.
 
Also see . . .  City of Harrisonville Parks. Link from the City of Harrisonville with information on Veteran's Park, which contains this set of markers. (Submitted on August 1, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
Lest We Forget - Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, January 1, 2009
3. Lest We Forget - Base Marker
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By Thomas Onions, January 1, 2009
4. Lest We Forget Marker
Closeup of the Dedication
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By Thomas Onions, January 1, 2009
5. Lest We Forget Marker
Blus Star Marker
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By Thomas Onions, January 1, 2009
6. Lest We Forget Marker
Photo of the two upright markers on the base.
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By Thomas Onions, January 1, 2009
7. Lest We Forget Marker
Area photo of Veterans' Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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