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

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

 
 
Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
1. Martin Luther Monument
Inscription.

Ninety-five theses
nailed to Castle Church
in Wittenberg
October 31, 1517
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[Luther Rose emblem]

"Here I stand;
I cannot do otherwise:
God help me! Amen"
1521
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Translation of the Bible
completed at Wartburg Castle
1534
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A mighty fortress is our God.
A trusty shield and weapon;
He helps us free from every need
that hath us now o'ertaken
The old evil foe now means deadly woe;
deep guile and great might
are his dread arms in fight
On earth is not his equal.

 
Erected by Mount Hope Cemetery.
 
Location. 39° 2.212′ N, 95° 44.165′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Touch for map. Monument is in the Martin Luther Section of Mount Hope Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4700 SW 17th Street, Topeka KS 66604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gettysburg Address
Inscription on Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
2. Inscription on Martin Luther Monument
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Munn Pioneer Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Shawnee County World War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kansas Army and Air National Guard (approx. 1.2 miles away); Topeka Chapter, The Military Order of the World Wars (approx. 1.2 miles away); V. F. W. Lawn (approx. 1.2 miles away); Northeast Kansas Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
1. Martin Luther, German Reformer. (Submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Martin Luther: The Reluctant Revolutionary. (Submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Martin Luther Biography. (Submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Inscription on Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
3. Inscription on Martin Luther Monument
Inscription on Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
4. Inscription on Martin Luther Monument
Inscription on Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
5. Inscription on Martin Luther Monument
Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
6. Martin Luther Monument
Looking south toward SW 17th Street
Martin Luther Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
7. Martin Luther Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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