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Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Vietnam War Memorial

Together Then Together Now

— Post 639 —

Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 4, 2005
1. Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  In honored memory of those who served in defense of their country so that all may enjoy freedom.
Erected 1999 by American Legion Post 639.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, Vietnam.
Location. 37° 9.996′ N, 93° 19.831′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from South Scenic Avenue (Local Road 137) half a mile West Battlefield Road, on the right when traveling north. Monument is on the grounds of American Legion Post 639. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2660 South Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO 65807, 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. USS Nathanael Greene (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Orphans' Home (approx. 2˝ miles away); First School-House in Greene County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Zagonyi's Charge (approx. 2.7 miles away); Maple Park Gazebo (approx. 2.9 miles away); Battle of Springfield
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(approx. 3 miles away); John Smith Phelps / Phelps Homesite (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mary Whitney Phelps (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 742 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 19, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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