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Abilene in Dickinson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Grand Army of the Republic

 
 
The Grand Army of the Republic Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
1. The Grand Army of the Republic Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated
May 7-1941
in memory of
Our Fathers
The Grand Army
of the Republic
1861-65

 
Erected 1941 by Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
 
Location. 38° 55.147′ N, 97° 13.699′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Kansas, in Dickinson County. Marker is on North Pine Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Eisehower Park. Marker is in this post office area: Abilene KS 67410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harold J. Royer Band Shell (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eisenhower Park (about 600 feet away); C. H. Lebold Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of First Settlers' Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); J. E. Johntz Home (approx. half a mile away); Hotel Sunflower (approx. 0.6 miles away); Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); United Building (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Abilene.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
The Grand Army of the Republic Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
2. The Grand Army of the Republic Marker
Looking northwest
The Grand Army of the Republic Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
3. The Grand Army of the Republic Marker
Looking southwest toward an identical marker on the pillar beyond the fountain
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 13 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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