Yates Center in Woodson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
World War Memorial
To you, from failing hands,
We throw the torch --
Be yours to hold it high:
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep.
Died in Service
Casper M. Anderson Carl C. Culver Ennis C. Denney Alcy Doty Solomon S. Dutro William A. Elvin Homer M. Gann Andrew J. Hasstedt Bert F. Hughes Martin E. Ireland John E. Johnson Lee L. Leonard Clarence J. Lieurance Thomas P. Mahoney Grant C. Smith Alfred W. Walton Fred B. Work
Erected 1921 by the Rural School Children of Woodson County.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 37° 52.899′ N, 95° 44.007′ W. Marker is in Yates Center, Kansas, in Woodson County. Memorial is at the intersection of State Street and Rutledge Street, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 West Rutledge Street, Yates Center KS 66783, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War and Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 9½ miles away); Buster Keaton's Birthplace (approx. 11 miles away); History of LeRoy, Kansas (approx. 14.9 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 15 miles away); Opothleyahola (approx. 15 miles away); Founding of LeRoy, Kansas (approx. 15 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yates Center.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.