Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Munn Pioneer Memorial
Ad Astra Per Aspera
[The historical content is evident in the sculpture and reliefs]
Erected 1939 by Lillie Gordon Munn.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 39° 3.137′ N, 95° 43.621′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is at the intersection of SW 10th Avenue and SW Zoo Parkway, on the right when traveling west on SW 10th Avenue. Memorial is in Gage Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. V. F. W. Lawn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kansas Army and Air National Guard (about 400 feet away); Topeka Chapter, The Military Order of the World Wars (about 400 feet away); Shawnee County World War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Northeast Kansas Korean War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Martin Luther 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.
Frank Stedron also carved on this he took pictures of it and brought them home to his kids, the artist who signed the work did not carve this by himself.
— Submitted August 17, 2014, by Sandi Inman of Hatfield, Indiana.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 712 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.