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Downs in Osborne County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Memorial Hall

 
 
Memorial Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
1. Memorial Hall Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to those who fought
for their country in World War 1.
The only monument to "The War to
End All Wars" in Osborne County.
Cornerstone laid July 27, 1922
Opened February 15, 1923.

 
Erected 2000 by The Downs Historical Society and Sarver Charitable Trust.
 
Location. 39° 30.014′ N, 98° 32.66′ W. Marker is in Downs, Kansas, in Osborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Morgan Avenue (State Highway 181) and Osborne Street, on the left when traveling south on Morgan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Morgan Avenue, Downs KS 67437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Downs, Kansas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sod and Stubble (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pioneers, O Pioneers (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Unknown Dead (approx. 0.8 miles away); World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine (approx. 5.9 miles away); Homestead of J. Gledhill (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downs.
 
Also see . . .
Memorial Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
2. Memorial Hall and Marker
Marker is to right of entrance
 History of Downs, Kansas. (Submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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