Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Truman Library Veterans Memorial Carillon
a carillon as a living memorial
to America's veterans who served
their country for the cause of freedom
"As these bells ring...honored dead rest...
From the speech of Harry S. Truman
at the dedication of the
first AMVETS Memorial Carillon,
Arlington National Cemetery
December 21, 1949
Dedicated December 21, 1984
Erected 1984 by AMVETS and the Harry S. Truman Library.
Location. 39° 6.195′ N, 94° 25.284′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Touch for map. Marker is in the courtyard of the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, 500 West Highway 24. Marker is in this post office area: Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Harry S. Truman Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry S. Truman Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); The Eternal Flame of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bell Replica Marker (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Independence (about 700 feet away); Harry S. Truman Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Neck" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vaile Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Also see . . .
1. Truman Library and Museum. (Submitted on July 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. American Veterans (AMVETS). (Submitted on July 8, 2011.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.