Olathe in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Olathe Civil War Memorial
our dead comrades
Erected 1893 by Franklin Post No. 68 G.A.R.
Location. 38° 53.695′ N, 94° 49.003′ W. Marker is in Olathe, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker can be reached from North Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The memorial is located in the southeast part of the Olathe Memorial Cemetery. It consists of two concentric circles of Civil War veteran's graves. A cut stone path is flanked by unlit flagpoles. The memorial is a statue of a Civil War soldier on a granite pedestal. A matching bench completes the memorial. Marker is at or near this postal address: 738 North Chestnut Street, Olathe KS 66061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Olathe World War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elvira Beckwith (about 600 feet away); R.R. Osborne Plaza (approx. 0.8 miles away); Home For Christmas (approx. 0.8 miles away); President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Makes a Whistle-stop in Olathe (approx. 0.8 miles away); Not So Little A Farm On the Prairie... Workin' For a Living (approx. 0.8 miles away); A Survivor (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Olathe.
Also see . . . Olathe Memorial Cemetery. Link to the website to the Cemetery - see the 1893 Decoration Day section on information on this memorial and the its dedication.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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