Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Topeka Chapter, The Military Order of the World Wars
Is hereby organized and instituted as a chapter of the Order to be known as the Topeka Chapter of the Military Order of the World War. Chartered this 30th day of August in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty-Three
S added to Wars after WW II
[Roll of Charter Members]
On this 30 June 2007 as we approach the 84th birthday of our Chapter, we prayerfully dedicate this memorial that honors the perpetual companions of our Order whose names appear on the Chapter Roster as published by our National Headquarters.
For the Good of the Order
Erected 2007 by Topeka Chapter, MOWW.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is June 30, 2007.
Location. 39° 3.115′ N, 95° 43.53′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is on SW Munn Memorial Drive, on the right when traveling east. Memorial is in Gage Park.Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 635 SW Gage Boulevard, Topeka KS 66606, 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. Kansas Army and Air National Guard (here, next to this marker); Northeast Kansas Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); V. F. W. Lawn (a few steps from this marker); Shawnee County World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Munn Pioneer Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Martin Luther (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gettysburg Address (approx. 1.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
Also see . . .
1. Military Order of the World Wars. Organization website (Submitted on October 17, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Military Order of the World Wars. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 17, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.