Galena in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
and to the Spirit of
Sacrifice and Honor of the
Men and Women of
this community who served
our country in all wars
Lest we forget they have
given all for the principles
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of Religion
Freedom from Want
Freedom from Fear
Erected 1953 by Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 37° 4.507′ N, 94° 38.5′ W. Marker is in Galena, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Memorial is on 7th Street (State Highway 26/66) west of Wall Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 West 7th Street, Galena KS 66739, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome To Galena (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mining And Its Impacts (about 700 feet away); Galena Growth And Change (about 700 feet away); Galena Chamber of Commerce, Galena, KansasGalena, Kansas (about 800 feet away); Route 66 Howard 'Pappy' Litch Park (about 800 feet away); The Kansas Route 66 Historic District, East of Galena (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Kansas Ozarks (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galena.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.