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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Memorial '70

To Those Who Died in Colorado October 2, 1970

 
 
Memorial '70 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. Memorial '70
Inscription.  
Marvin G. Brown, Jr. • Donald E. Christian • John W. Duren • Martin E. Harrison • Ronald G. Johnson • Randall B. Kiesau • Malory W. Kimmel • Carl R. Krueger • Stephan A. Moore • Thomas B. Owen, Jr. • Eugene Robinson • Thomas T. Shedden • Richard N. Stines • John R. Taylor • Jack R. Vetter

Carl G. Fahrbach • Floyd W. Farmer • Albert C. and Marion Katzenmeyer • Thomas A. Reeves • Ben and Helen Wilson • Ramon P. and Maxine Coleman • John W. and Etta Mae Grooms • Raymond E. and Yvonne King • Dan Crocker • Judy Dunn • Judy Lane

This memorial to those who lost their lives as a result of the airplane crash in Colorado on October 2, 1970, was made possible by funds contributed by students, faculty, alumni, and concerned individuals throughout the United States.

Dedicated November 28, 1971
 
Erected 1971 by Wichita State University Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Concerned Individuals.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceDisastersEducationSports. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1856.
 
Location.
Memorial '70 Sponsors image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Memorial '70 Sponsors
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37° 43.041′ N, 97° 17.916′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillside Street and Alumni Drive, on the right when traveling north on Hillside Street. Memorial is on the Wichita State University campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McKnight Art Center (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edwin A. Ulrich (about 600 feet away); Fiske Hall (about 700 feet away); Fiske Hall Centennial Celebration (about 700 feet away); Standing Proudly on the Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington (approx. Ό mile away); Morrison Library (approx. Ό mile away); Pizza Hut Number One (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Memorial '70. University website entry (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Wichita State University 1970 Football Team Airplane Crash Tragedy. WSU Library Special Collections Related to the Disaster (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. KPTS Films Crash Recollections. (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Memorial '70 Dedication image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
3. Memorial '70 Dedication
Memorial '70 Roll of Remembrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
4. Memorial '70 Roll of Remembrance
Memorial '70 at Wichita State University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
5. Memorial '70 at Wichita State University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 644 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 21, 2022