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Parsons in Labette County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to those who entered the service of their country during the World War
 
Erected 1930 by Citizens of Parsons.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series list.
 
Location. 37° 20.418′ N, 95° 15.638′ W. Marker is in Parsons, Kansas, in Labette County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and 17th Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Monument is on the northwest grounds of the Parsons Municipal Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parsons KS 67357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peace Garden (here, next to this marker); Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Replica of the Statue of Liberty
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(approx. one mile away); Oak Grove & the Osage Trail (approx. 6.4 miles away); Oak Grove School District No. 20 (approx. 6.4 miles away); Oak Grove School (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parsons.
 
Also see . . .  Parsons, Kansas Doughboy::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at Parsons, Kansas. (Submitted on February 26, 2012.) 
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
2. World War I Memorial
World War I Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
3. World War I Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 581 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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