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Girard in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bennefeld VFW Post 7479 War Memorial

 
 
Bennefeld VFW Post 7479 War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2010
1. Bennefeld VFW Post 7479 War Memorial
Inscription.  
To the loving memory
of those men and women
who gave their lives in all
past wars and to all
veterans who served our
great country, we dedicate
this memorial as a symbol
of your sacrifices.
April 15, 1995

 
Erected 1995 by Steven H. Bennefeld V.F.W. Post 7479.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 37° 30.581′ N, 94° 50.525′ W. Marker is in Girard, Kansas, in Crawford County. Memorial is on Prairie Street near Ozark Street, on the left when traveling east. Memorial is near the southeast corner of the county courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Girard KS 66743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Kansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial" (a few steps from this marker); Appeal to Reason (within shouting distance of this marker); First State Bank of Girard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Bennefeld VFW Post 7479 War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2010
2. Bennefeld VFW Post 7479 War Memorial
Looking north.
line); Girard, Kansas (about 300 feet away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Legion Post 26 Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Garden of Memories Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away); Helm American Legion Post 182 Veterans Memorial (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Girard.
 
Bennefeld Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2010
3. Bennefeld Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 692 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on October 14, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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