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Great Bend in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial

 
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2015
1. Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial
Inscription.  
(east side)
Dedicated to the Veterans of All Wars
May 26, 1935

(west side)
Erected by Morrison-McFadden Post № 3111
Great Bend, Kansas

 
Erected 1935 by Morrison-McFadden Post № 3111, Great Bend, Kansas.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 38° 21.916′ N, 98° 45.867′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 281) and Forest Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Monument is located on the Barton County Courthouse grounds, on the south side of the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Main Street, Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jack Kilby (within shouting distance of this marker); Streetscape (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); ATSF Locomotive No. 3416 (approx.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (<i>east side</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2015
2. Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (east side)
0.7 miles away); Oscar Micheaux (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Fort Zarah (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fort Zarah (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (<i>west side</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2015
3. Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (west side)
Barton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2015
4. Barton County Courthouse
(view from near marker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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