Columbus in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Cherokee County WWI Veterans Memorial Clock Tower
“Dedicated to Veterans of All Wars”
Mrs. C.E. Bartlett, Chairperson
1955 • Removed from old courthouse
1983 • Rediscovered & refurbished
by Mr. Starr Smith
1988 • Donated & rededicated to all
Cherokee County Veterans
by Starr & Eugenia Smith
"We pledge to give your work of love
the care and appreciation it deserves"
Cherokee County Citizens
Erected 1988 by Starr & Eugenia Smith and Cherokee County Citizens.
Location. 37° 10.242′ N, 94° 50.611′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Maple Street. Click for map. Marker is inside the base of the clock tower, near the NW corner of the Cherokee County Courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 West Maple Street, Columbus KS 66725, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Columbus State Bank 100th Anniversary (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Alexander Long (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Three-Way Interlocking Crossing The History of Columbus (approx. 0.8 miles away); 1932 Plymouth 0-6-0 Switch Engine (approx. 7.5 miles away); Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose (approx. 7.5 miles away); Missouri Pacific Wooden Frame Depot (approx. 7.5 miles away); Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge (approx. 8.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . .
1. Cherokee County, Kansas. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Cherokee County, Kansas. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Clock Tower. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I •
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