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

The Freedom Tree

 
 
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
1. The Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.

With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
this tree is dedicated to
Lt. Col. Carl Karst
and all
Prisoners of War
and
Missing in Action

 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 38° 53.154′ N, 98° 50.621′ W. Marker is in Russell, Kansas, in Russell County. Marker is on Wichita Avenue (Business U.S. 40) east of Copeland Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Russell Memorial Park, Russell KS 67665, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Russell County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Arrival of the Railroad (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexander McKeefer and John Lynch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dream Theater (approx. one mile away); Kansas Street (approx. one mile away); Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop (approx. one mile away); World War II Memorial Barn Quilt (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Russell.
 
Also see . . .  Colonel Carl Frederick Karst, USAF. (Submitted on July 3, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
2. The Freedom Tree Marker
Apparently the tree died or the marker was relocated

 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on July 3, 2016.
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