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

Heritage Court / Celebration of the Midwest Family

July 25, 1981

 
 
Heritage Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2012
1. Heritage Court Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to all who came before us - from our pioneers to our parents, to these we owe our freedom, faith, country, community and lives. May we enjoy and protect the good things of life in Mid-America that our heritage has made possible.
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The sculpture symbolizes the spirit, strength, and joy of a Midwest family close to rural America. Each member is a unique individual, yet united as a family in their celebration of life and the continuation of their growing heritage.

 
Erected 1981 by Mutual Savings Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 19.129′ N, 94° 54.843′ W. Marker is in Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Memorial is at the intersection of 4th Street (U.S. 73) and Shawnee Street, on the left when traveling north on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leavenworth KS 66048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At
Celebration of the Midwest Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2012
2. Celebration of the Midwest Family Marker
least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freedom Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Offices of Russell, Majors, and Waddell (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell, Majors & Waddell (within shouting distance of this marker); The Star of the West (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stockton Hall (about 300 feet away); Lincoln at Stockton Hall (about 300 feet away); Knights of Columbus Hall (about 300 feet away); Abraham Lincoln (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leavenworth.
 
Heritage Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2012
3. Heritage Court Marker
Celebration of the Midwest Family sculpture in background
Celebration of the Midwest Family Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2012
4. Celebration of the Midwest Family Sculpture
Celebration of the Midwest Family Sculptor's Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2012
5. Celebration of the Midwest Family Sculptor's Mark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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