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Prescott in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

VFW Bucky O'Neill Post No. 541

 
 
VFW Bucky O'Neill Post No. 541 Marker image. Click for full size.
May 4, 2013
1. VFW Bucky O'Neill Post No. 541 Marker
Inscription. Founded in Jan. 1921 and named after the famous Rough Rider William "Bucky" O'Neill, the post is the oldest active VFW post in Arizona. Born Feb. 2, 1860 in St. Louis, Missouri, his many accomplishments include being a Lawyer, Judge, Sheriff, Editor of 3 newspapers and Mayor of Prescott, Az. He was killed in action July, 1, 1898 in the battle for San Juan, Cuba. On his grave at Arlington it is written "Who would not die for a new star on the flag"
 
Erected 2013 by Lost Dutchman Chapter 5917+4 of E Clampus Vitus and VFW Bucky O'Neill Post 541.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 34° 32.631′ N, 112° 27.56′ W. Marker is in Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker can be reached from North Arizona Avenue near East Willis Street. Click for map. Mounted on the back wall of Bucky O'Neill VFW Post 541 building located on the corner. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 North Arizona Avenue, Prescott AZ 86302, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Citizens Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace M. Sparkes (about 700 feet away); Prescott National Guard Armory
Congrats from the Commander image. Click for full size.
2. Congrats from the Commander
(about 700 feet away); City Park and Ballfield (about 700 feet away); Site of the O'Neill/Munds House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prescott High School and the Yavapai Club (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Day Octagon (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Prescott.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, Spanish-American
 
PBC's in All Their Glory at the Dedication image. Click for full size.
3. PBC's in All Their Glory at the Dedication
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith B. Dodds of Maricopa, Az.. This page has been viewed 647 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith B. Dodds of Maricopa, Az.. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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