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Soldiers' Memorial Plaza

 
 
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
1. Soldiers' Memorial Plaza
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the
Officers and Soldiers
of the
62nd and 65th
United States
Colored Infantries

The construction of the
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza
was inspired by
the vision of
Dr. David B. Henson
17th President of
Lincoln University

Dedicated May 2, 2007
Ed Dwight, Sculptor

 
Erected 2007 by Lincoln University and the Lincoln University Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 2, 1931.
 
Location. 38° 33.859′ N, 92° 10.135′ W. Marker is in Jefferson City, Missouri, in Cole County. Memorial is on Chestnut Street north of Atchison Street, on the left when traveling north. Memorial is on the Lincoln University campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City MO 65101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. During the next four decades (a few steps from this marker); World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); With the deeding of the property to the state in 1879 (a few steps from this marker); Towards the end of the war (within shouting distance of this marker); The founding of Lincoln University (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln University was founded (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); 39th Regiment Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lincoln University, Jefferson City MO. (Submitted on January 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 62nd and 65th US Colored Infantry Regiments, Founders of Lincoln Institute. (Submitted on January 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional keywords. USCT; U.S. Colored Troops
 
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
2. Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
3. Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
4. Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
5. Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
6. Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Statue
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 21, 2021
7. Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Marker
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 21, 2021
8. Soldiers' Memorial Plaza Marker
Soldiers' Memorial Plaza at Lincoln University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
9. Soldiers' Memorial Plaza at Lincoln University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 795 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   7, 8. submitted on March 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   9. submitted on January 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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