Pilsen in Marion County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Chaplain (Father) Emil J. Kapaun
In Memory Of
Born April 20, 1916,
Died May 6, 1951
Buried in Communist Prison Camp,
"He was all man and all priest."
(Testimony of his fellow prisoners)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 38° 28.251′ N, 97° 2.187′ W. Marker is in Pilsen, Kansas, in Marion County. Marker is on 275th Street east of Remington Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Memorial cross is in St. John Nepomucene Catholic Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Marion KS 66861, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilbert Henry Otte (approx. 4.3 miles away); Civil War and Woman's Relief Corps Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); Old Santa Fe Trail (approx. 8.3 miles away); Elgin House (approx. 8.5 miles away); Hill School Bell (approx. 8.5 miles away); Marion County Lake (approx. 10.6 miles away); C.C.C. Worker (approx. 10.6 miles away).
Regarding Chaplain (Father) Emil J. Kapaun. Father Kapaun was posthumously presented the Medal of Honor by President Obama on April 11, 2013.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Father Emil J. Kapaun.
2. Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun, Medal of Honor.
3. Presidential Remarks at Medal of Honor Presentation for Chaplain Kapaun, April 11, 2013.
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