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Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Victory Eagle

 
 
The Victory Eagle Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. The Victory Eagle Marker
Inscription.

Erected on the "Victory Highway," U.S. 40,
at the Leavenworth / Douglas County Line
as a memorial
to those from Douglas County who died
in World War I

Relocated to this site in 1980
Cast under the direction of
Dr. Thomas F. Roberts
Dr. Otto Widman

 
Erected by the Thomas C. Ryther Family.
 
Location. 38° 57.518′ N, 95° 14.608′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Jayhawk Boulevard north of 14th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Monument is in front of Dyche Hall, on the University of Kansas campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1345 Jayhawk Boulevard, Lawrence KS 66045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial Campanile (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Castle Tea Room (approx. 0.4 miles away); California and Oregon Trails Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); South Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Douglas County Courthouse
The Victory Eagle and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. The Victory Eagle and Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Forrest "Phog" Clare Allen (approx. 0.6 miles away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Victory Highway. (Submitted on September 29, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. From Names to Numbers: The Origins of the U.S. Numbered Highway System. (Submitted on September 29, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismRoads & VehiclesWar, World I
 
The Victory Eagle and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
3. The Victory Eagle and Marker
The Victory Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
4. The Victory Eagle
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 27 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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