Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Helm American Legion Post 182 Veterans Memorial
so loyally served their country
Flag flying today in memory of
and these men who gave their lives
in service of their country
World War II
Albertson, Henry Bazin, Lawrence
Blessant, Lewis Blackett, George
Blackett, William Bolser, Myron
Chapman, Lloyd Copeland, Lloyd C.
Crites, Andrew Dover, William
Ginardi, Albert Gonko, Julian
Harbort, William Helm, Lon M., Jr.
Junior, Elmer M. Martin, Edward J.
Piccini, Pangi Ponce, Leo J.
Roycroft, Horace Schrepel, Joe
Strukel, John Verga, Santo
Wade, Lyle Weytkow, Joe
Erected by Lon M. Helm Jr. American Legion Post 182 and Garden of Memories.
Location. 37° 30.476′ N, 94° 42.374′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Kansas, in Crawford County. Touch for map. Monument is south of the shelter in the Garden of Memories cemetery, off US Highway 69 about 0.4 miles south of its intersection with 620th Avenue (Kansas Highway 47), south of Franklin, Kansas. Marker is at or near this postal address: 149 US Highway 69, Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Garden of Memories Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo Cupola & Forge Blower (approx. 0.9 miles away); Coal Mine Hoist (approx. 0.9 miles away); Church Bell from St. Philip Neri Catholic Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dragline Bucket (approx. 0.9 miles away); Franklin Sidewalk (approx. 0.9 miles away); Franklin Grade School and Playground (approx. one mile away); Trolley / Street Car Rails (approx. one mile away).
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, Korean • War, World II •
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