Parsons in Labette County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
World War I Memorial
entered the service of
their country during the
November 11, 1930
Erected 1930 by Citizens of Parsons.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
Location. 37° 20.418′ N, 95° 15.638′ W. Marker is in Parsons, Kansas, in Labette County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 17th Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Monument is on the northwest grounds of the Parsons Municipal Building. Marker is in this post office area: Parsons KS 67357, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peace Garden (here, next to this marker); Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. one mile away); Osage Catholic Mission War Memorial (approx. 13.3 miles away); Riverside Park (approx. 14.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Parsons.
Also see . . . Parsons, Kansas Doughboy::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at Parsons, Kansas. (Submitted on February 26, 2012.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.