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Pleasant View Veterans' Memorial

 
 
Pleasant View Veterans' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, December 26, 2008
1. Pleasant View Veterans' Memorial Marker
Inscription.   American Legion Seal

Dedicated to those
who have served
to safeguard Justice,
Freedom, and Democracy.

 
Erected 1956 by Peter Smith American Legion Post No. 327.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 39° 1.165′ N, 94° 43.381′ W. Marker is in Shawnee, Kansas, in Johnson County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6100 Quivira Road, Olathe KS 66061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quantrill's Raid on Shawneetown (approx. half a mile away); California Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Leavenworth Military Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Development of the Kansas City area Frontier Trails Network (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wagonmaster's House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gum Springs (approx. 0.9 miles away); Westport - Santa Fe Trail - Oregon / California Trail
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Shawnee Friends Mission (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shawnee.
 
More about this memorial. This Memorial, consisting of the marber marker and an unlighted flagpole, is located in the middle of Pleasant View Cemetery in Shawnee, Kansas. This is the northernmost of three connected cemeteries.
 
Pleasant View Veterans' Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, December 26, 2008
2. Pleasant View Veterans' Memorial
Photo of Memorial and flagpole
Pleasant View Veterans' Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, December 26, 2008
3. Pleasant View Veterans' Memorial
Area photo of the Cemetery with the Memorial in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 922 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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