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Parsons in Labette County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to those who
entered the service of
their country during the
World War

Dedicated
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
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
2. World War I Memorial
(approx. 13.2 miles away); 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 & PatriotismWar, World I
 
World War I Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
3. World War I Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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