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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Kansas Army and Air National Guard

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
1. Kansas Army and Air National Guard Marker
Inscription.  
Just as the Minute Men of Concord were America's first defenders of freedom, the Kansas Army and Air National Guard team always stands ready to protect us during natural disasters or when foreign aggression threatens America. Their contribution to the world's quest for peace has not gone unnoticed. We salute them for their devotion to Kansas and America.
 
Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7209.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 39° 3.114′ N, 95° 43.533′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is on SW Munn Memorial Drive, on the right when traveling east. Marker 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. Topeka Chapter, The Military Order of the World Wars (here, next to this marker); Shawnee County World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); V. F. W. Lawn (a few steps from this marker); Northeast Kansas Korean War Memorial
Kansas Army and Air National Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
2. Kansas Army and Air National Guard Marker
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(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 . . .  Kansas National Guard. (Submitted on October 17, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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