Neodesha in Wilson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Soldiers of the World War
Legion Memorial Bridge
Charles Wesley Avars · Percy J Bates · Stanton K Berry · Martin F Bowles · Albert B Carstedt · Ocal Chapman · Jesse E Crisp · Clay Dotson · Paul H Graves · Cass Hale · Louis R Hines · Dexter L Hurlburt · Charles F James · Charles H Martinson · Glenn M Morrow · William R Mosher · Sylvester Newberry · John Opdyke · Henry Clay Rhodes · Joseph R Sargeant · Charles D Seward · Ward Shaffer · Herschell Shue · Floyd Tarr · Roy Wilson · Carl Wormington
Erected 1927 by Seward Avars American Legion Post.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • War, World I.
Location. 37° 25.118′ N, 95° 40.83′ W. Marker is in Neodesha, Kansas, in Wilson County. Memorial is on Indiana Street, on the right when traveling west. Memorial is west adjacent to the W. A. Rankin Memorial Public Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 502 Indiana Street, Neodesha KS 66757, 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. World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Sgt Mike RitterBrown Hotel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norman No. 1 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Actual Site of Norman No. 1 (approx. half a mile away); Opening of the Mid-Continent Oil Field (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dutch Lorbeer (approx. 0.8 miles away); World War Homefront and Neodesha Cemetery Association Founders Memorial Pavilion (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Neodesha.
More about this marker. Marker was on a rainbow-arch bridge over the Fall River near Lorbeer Park. The bridge was replaced and the marker was placed in the park in 1995 in memory of Max E. Sweeney Sr.
Also see . . . Legion Memorial Bridge Information. (Submitted on July 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.