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

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

 
 
Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
1. Martin Luther Monument
Inscription.  

Ninety-five theses
nailed to Castle Church
in Wittenberg
October 31, 1517
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[Luther Rose emblem]

"Here I stand;
I cannot do otherwise:
God help me! Amen"
1521
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Translation of the Bible
completed at Wartburg Castle
1534
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A mighty fortress is our God.
A trusty shield and weapon;
He helps us free from every need
that hath us now o'ertaken
The old evil foe now means deadly woe;
deep guile and great might
are his dread arms in fight
On earth is not his equal.

 
Erected by Mount Hope Cemetery.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1950.
 
Location. 39° 2.212′ N, 95° 44.165′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Monument is in the Martin
Inscription on Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
2. Inscription on Martin Luther Monument
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Luther Section of Mount Hope Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4700 SW 17th Street, Topeka KS 66604, 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. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Munn Pioneer Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Shawnee County World War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kansas Army and Air National Guard (approx. 1.2 miles away); Topeka Chapter, The Military Order of the World Wars (approx. 1.2 miles away); V. F. W. Lawn (approx. 1.2 miles away); Northeast Kansas Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
1. Martin Luther, German Reformer. Christian Classics Etherial Library website entry (Submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Martin Luther: The Reluctant Revolutionary. PBS website entry (Submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Martin Luther. Biography website entry (Submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Inscription on Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
3. Inscription on Martin Luther Monument
Inscription on Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
4. Inscription on Martin Luther Monument
Inscription on Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
5. Inscription on Martin Luther Monument
Martin Luther Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
6. Martin Luther Monument
Looking south toward SW 17th Street
Martin Luther Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 24, 2014
7. Martin Luther Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 16, 2022