Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Joplin World War II Memorial
Erected by the Citizens of Joplin in honor of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II
Dedicated June 1947
[Honor Roll of Names]
Erected 1947 by Citizens of Joplin and the Joplin Army Mothers and Wives Club.
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1947.
Location. 37° 4.955′ N, 94° 30.891′ W. Marker is in Joplin, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker is at the intersection of Joplin Avenue and West 8th Street, on the right when traveling south on Joplin Avenue. Memorial is on the east grounds of Memorial Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 West 8th Street, Joplin MO 64801, 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. Joplin Korean War and Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jasper County Courthouse (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swartz & Malsbury Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Quinby Building (approx. 0.3 miles The Connor Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Major Lead Strike (approx. 0.9 miles away); Butterfly Garden and Overlook (approx. 1˝ miles away); Joplin Tornado Memorial, Volunteer Tribute and Children's Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joplin.
Also see . . . About Memorial Hall. (Submitted on August 29, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 3,481 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on August 29, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.