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Festus in Jefferson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

In Memorian

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, May 8, 2021
1. In Memorian Marker
Inscription.  In Memoriam to those who gave the last full measure of devotion for the principals of justice, freedom and democracy in the great wars of our country
 
Erected 1951 by American Legion, Peebles Vaughn Wideman Post 253.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 38° 12.365′ N, 90° 23.903′ W. Marker is in Festus, Missouri, in Jefferson County. Memorial is on American Legion Drive 0.1 miles north of Old State Highway CC, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 849 American Legion Dr, Festus MO 63028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Air Force F-84 Thunderstreak (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Memorial Post 3777 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Crystal City Cententennial 1911-2011 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Austin-Pitcairn Roadside Park (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Floarke Pavilion (approx. 8
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By Thomas Smith, May 8, 2021
2. In Memorian Marker
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miles away in Illinois); William H. Bissell (approx. 8.1 miles away in Illinois); Pioneer Mill (approx. 8.1 miles away in Illinois). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Festus.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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