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Truman Library Veterans Memorial Carillon

 
 
Truman Library Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2011
1. Truman Library Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.

AMVETS presented and dedicated
a carillon as a living memorial
to America's veterans who served
their country for the cause of freedom

"As these bells ring...honored dead rest...
freedom lives..."

From the speech of Harry S. Truman
at the dedication of the
first AMVETS Memorial Carillon,
Arlington National Cemetery
December 21, 1949

Dedicated December 21, 1984

 
Erected 1984 by AMVETS and the Harry S. Truman Library.
 
Location. 39° 6.195′ N, 94° 25.284′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Click for map. Marker is in the courtyard of the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, 500 West Highway 24. Marker is in this post office area: Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Harry S. Truman Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry S. Truman Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); The Eternal Flame of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bell Replica Marker (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Truman Library Veterans Memorial Carillon Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2011
2. Truman Library Veterans Memorial Carillon Marker
Independence (about 700 feet away); Harry S. Truman Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Neck" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vaile Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Truman Library and Museum. (Submitted on July 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. American Veterans (AMVETS). (Submitted on July 8, 2011.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Truman Gravesite in Library Courtyard image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2011
3. Truman Gravesite in Library Courtyard
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2011
4. Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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