Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
"Our Flag Was Still There…"
…Our flag was still there…
Founding city of Veterans Day
1953 - 2003
Dedicated November 6, 2003
Erected 2003 by Leadership Emporia Class of 2003.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Military • Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
Location. 38° 24.651′ N, 96° 10.823′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Memorial is at the intersection of Commercial Street (State Highway 99) and 11th Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Commercial Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1025 Commercial Street, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hovgard Memorial Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corky (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Allen White House (approx. ¼ mile away); Kress Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the "Kanzas News" (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Commemoration of the College of Emporia College of Emporia World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Emporia Free Library (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.