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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Emporia's Liberty Bell

 
 
Emporia's Liberty Bell Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
1. Emporia's Liberty Bell Monument
Inscription.
Ship's Bell
Frigate
[USS] Emporia [(PF-28)]

Gift from
Department of
National Defense
James Forrestal
Secretary
1946

 
Location. 38° 23.208′ N, 96° 10.854′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is on Commercial Street (State Highway 99), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Monument is in All Veterans Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 933 South Commercial Street, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); All Veterans Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. William I. Loomis (within shouting distance of this marker); PFC Floyd Everett Campbell (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Edwin H. Hawes (within shouting distance of this marker); Emporia's Mexican American Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gold Star Mothers of America War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Emporia.
 
Also see . . .  USS Emporia (PF 28) Archive.
Emporia's Liberty Bell Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
2. Emporia's Liberty Bell Monument
(Submitted on November 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Emporia's Liberty Bell Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
3. Emporia's Liberty Bell Monument
Emporia's Liberty Bell (from PF 28) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
4. Emporia's Liberty Bell (from PF 28)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 20 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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