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The Eternal Flame of Freedom

Harry S Truman Library and Museum

 
 
The Eternal Flame of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 15, 2000
1. The Eternal Flame of Freedom Marker
Inscription. The Eternal Flame of Freedom in this courtyard is dedicated to the memory of President and Legionnaire Harry S. Truman on the 72nd anniversary of the American Legion
 
Erected 1991 by Tirey J. Ford Post No. 21 Independence Missouri.
 
Location. 39° 6.211′ N, 94° 25.289′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on West Highway 24. Click for map. The eternal flame is located in the courtyard of the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum near the graves of Harry S. Truman and his wife. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 West Highway 24, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry S. Truman Grave (a few steps from this marker); Truman Library Veterans Memorial Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Harry S. Truman Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bell Replica Marker (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Independence (about 700 feet away); Harry S. Truman Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Neck" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vaile Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
 
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The Eternal Flame of Freedom image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 15, 2000
2. The Eternal Flame of Freedom
The Eternal Flame of Freedom-Distant photo image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 15, 2000
3. The Eternal Flame of Freedom-Distant photo
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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