Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Douglas County Memorial of Honor
Recognizes the extraordinary sacrifices of ordinary citizens - men and women of Douglas County, Kansas who gave their lives to protect freedom, our community and our way of life. It stands as an eternal symbol of hope, renewal and the indomitable human spirit.
The memorial was presented to Douglas County and the City of Lawrence by the Douglas County Memorial of Honor Foundation July 3, 2004
From the ashes of each generation heroes come forth to serve the needs of their nation
"From the Ashes"
Sculptor: Jim Brothers
Sculpture made possible through the contributions of local citizens
Erected 2004 by Douglas County Memorial of Honor Foundation and Concerned Citizens.
Location. 38° 58.693′ N, 95° 14.054′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Click for map. Memorial is in the circle at the Visitor Information Center, about 300 feet ENE of the intersection of North 2nd Street (US Highways 40/59) and Locust Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 North 2nd Street, Lawrence KS 66045, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lawrence Visitor Information Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence Historic Pinckney Neighborhood (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Brown and the Siege of Lawrence, September 14-15, 1856 (approx. half a mile away); Santa Fe Steam Locomotive 1073 (approx. half a mile away); The First Lawrence U.S. Post Office (approx. half a mile away); Liberty Hall (approx. half a mile away); 700-702 Massachusetts Street (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrence.
Regarding The Douglas County Memorial of Honor. The memorial honors military veterans as well as first responders.
Also see . . . 2001 List of Douglas County Honorees. (Submitted on December 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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