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Ft. Scott in Bourbon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

20th Century Veterans’ Memorial

 
 
20th Century Veterans' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, January 17, 2009
1. 20th Century Veterans' Memorial Marker
Closeup of the text
Inscription.
In peace you served
as our defender,
in battle our protector,
and in death, a reminder
that Liberty is still
our greatest Strength.

Dedicated in honor
of all who served
in the Armed Forces
of our Country
in the 20th Century

Duty Honor Country

The back eight panels list every veteran in Bourbon County that served in the 20th century.
 
Erected 1990 by American Legion Posts 25 & 30 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1165 Disabled American Veterans Chapter 6 Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Location. 37° 50.585′ N, 94° 42.444′ W. Marker is in Ft. Scott, Kansas, in Bourbon County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Fort Boulevard and North National, on the left when traveling north on Old Fort Boulevard. Touch for map. This marker is in Skubitz Plaza just southeast of the old Blockhouse. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Scott KS 66701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Fort Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor
20th Century Veterans' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, January 17, 2009
2. 20th Century Veterans' Memorial Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milrose Block (about 400 feet away); Star Clothing House (about 400 feet away); Fort Scott Yesterday (about 500 feet away); C. F. Drake Building (about 500 feet away); Civil War Town (about 600 feet away).
 
Also see . . .  Fort Scott, Kansas. This is the Official Link to the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted on July 30, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. Military
 
20th Century Veterans' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, January 17, 2009
3. 20th Century Veterans' Memorial Marker
Dedication and some of the names behind the main marker.
20th Century Veterans' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, January 17, 2009
4. 20th Century Veterans' Memorial Marker
Names on the stone behind the main marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 777 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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