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

Bicentennial Monument Dedication

1776 - 1976

 
 
Bicentennial Monument Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
1. Bicentennial Monument Dedication Marker
Inscription.
This monument is dedicated to the men and women who gave of themselves and far too often their lives to foster and perpetuate the American dream.

To those who conceived our Constitution, those who wrote it, and those who fashioned the quills.

To those who served and those who died in our several wars, to those who fired the cannon, and to the man with the hoe.

To those in the past and those in the future who have and will shoulder the burden of freedom.

God bless them all!
 
Erected by City of Herington.
 
Location. 38° 39.872′ N, 96° 56.61′ W. Marker is in Herington, Kansas, in Dickinson County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Hawley Street, on the left when traveling south on Broadway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 South Broadway, Herington KS 67449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rock Island Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Juan de Padilla Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Father Juan de Padilla & Quivira
Bicentennial Monument and Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
2. Bicentennial Monument and Dedication Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Hope City Bell (approx. 7.4 miles away); Wilbert Henry Otte (approx. 11.4 miles away); Navarre Church of the Brethren (approx. 12.7 miles away); Chaplain (Father) Emil J. Kapaun (approx. 14.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Herington.
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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