El Dorado in Butler County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Celebration of Freedom Memorial
Liberty For All
In honor of George F. Austin
for service in the Navy aboard
USS Estes AGC 12
Flag Ship supporting the invasions of
Iwo Jima and Okinawa
witnessing the flag raising on Mt. Surabachi
Rita Sweeney Austin
You gave your lives with courage;
Most of all you gave us freedom.
V.F.W. Fred Priestly Post #1174
and Ladies Auxiliary
You Are Not Forgottne
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World II • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 37° 49.033′ N, 96° 51.116′ W. Marker is in El Dorado, Kansas, in Butler County. Memorial is on Central Avenue near Gordy Street, on the left when traveling west. Memorial is on the grounds of the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 West Central Avenue, El Dorado KS 67042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial Flagpole (here, next to this marker); Signers of the Declaration of Independence Replica of the Statue of Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); William Allen White (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Gypsy Spudder (approx. 0.3 miles away); Missouri Pacific Depot Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Central Power Unit (approx. 0.4 miles away); Star Drilling Machine (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Dorado.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.