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Near Independence in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Bridge

In Memory Of

 

—Montgomery County Bridge No. 628 —

 
O. Glenn Dewlen Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
1. O. Glenn Dewlen Marker
On Dewlen-Spohnhauer Memorial Bridge
Inscription.

O. Glenn Dewlen
Born Nov. 4, 1896
Killed Sept. 26, 1918
Argonne Forest
Company "K" 137th Inf.
35th Division

Harry F. Spohnhauer
Born Oct. 11, 1896
Killed Nov. 2, 1918
Meuse Argonne Offensive
Company "H" 353rd Inf.
89th Division

 
Erected 1926 by Montgomery County, Kansas.
 
Location. 37° 13.47′ N, 95° 40.718′ W. Marker is near Independence, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 160) and 4175th Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Markers are at each end of the 1926 four-span Rainbow Arch Bridge over the Verdigris River, one mile east of Independence. Marker is in this post office area: Independence KS 67301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Drum Creek and the Civil War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell (approx. 1.4 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 1.5 miles away); F-100F Super Sabre (approx. 1.6 miles away); United Spanish War Veterans Memorial
Harry F. Spohnhauer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
2. Harry F. Spohnhauer Marker
On Dewlen-Spohnhauer Memorial Bridge
(approx. 1.6 miles away); First Night Game in Organized Baseball (approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Kayo's Boys (approx. 1.7 miles away); A. C. Stich Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Bridge National Register Nomination. (Submitted on November 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dewlen-Spohnhauer Rainbow Arch Bridge. (Submitted on November 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Dewlen - Spohnhauer Bridge No. 628 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
3. Dewlen - Spohnhauer Bridge No. 628 Marker
Dewlen - Spohnhauer Bridge Builder Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
4. Dewlen - Spohnhauer Bridge Builder Marker
Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
5. Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Arch Bridge
Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
6. Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Arch Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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