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Atchison Veterans Memorial

 
 
Atchison Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
1. Atchison Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1999
to all veterans of Atchison County KS
who served our country in
times of war and peace

Greater love hath no man than this,
that a man lay down his life
for his friends. John 15:13

 
Erected 1999 by Atchison Park Board, City of Atchison, and Atchison County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 39° 33.689′ N, 95° 6.837′ W. Marker is in Atchison, Kansas, in Atchison County. Memorial is at the intersection of Commercial Street and River Road, on the right when traveling east on Commercial Street. Marker is in Veterans Memorial Park, part of the Riverfront Park complex. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atchison KS 66002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Arizona Memorial (a few steps from this marker); "walked on Shore above this Creek" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lewis and Clark Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Homeland of the Kanza Indians
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(within shouting distance of this marker); "the water…contains a half…Glass of ooze" (within shouting distance of this marker); Butterfield's Overland Dispatch (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Discovers a High Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); Under a large Cottonwood… (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atchison.
 
Atchison Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
2. Atchison Veterans Memorial
Looking southeast, with Missouri River in background
Atchison Veterans Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
3. Atchison Veterans Memorial Bench
SFC Clint Wisdom Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
4. SFC Clint Wisdom Memorial
At Veterans Memorial Park
SGT Don Clary Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
5. SGT Don Clary Memorial
At Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 842 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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