Olathe in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Olathe World War Memorial
Erected 1926 by Earl Collier American Legion Post 153 and Earl Collier's Parents.
Location. 38° 53.668′ N, 94° 49.095′ W. Marker is in Olathe, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is on North Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Olathe KS 66061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Olathe Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elvira Beckwith (about 700 feet away); R.R. Osborne Plaza (approx. ¾ mile away); Home For Christmas (approx. ¾ mile away); President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Makes a Whistle-stop in Olathe (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bicentennial Time Capsule (approx. 0.8 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away); Children of the Trails (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olathe.
More about this marker. This Memorial, located at the Olathe Memorial Cemetery, consists of a walkway lined with unlighted flagpoles, a landscaped plaza area, and a bronze statue of a World War 1 Doughboy on a marble base with the plaque attached.
Also see . . . Olathe Memorial Cemetery (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
Additional keywords. War/Veterans Memorial
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 15, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. 7. submitted on November 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.