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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Freedom Tree

 
 
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
1. The Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.

With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
this tree is dedicated to
Terry L. Reynolds
and all
Prisoners of War
and
Missing in Action

 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 39° 2.83′ N, 95° 40.71′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Touch for map. Marker is along the walk leading to the southwest entrance of the Kansas State Capitol. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka KS 66612, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kansas Veterans' Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Crime Victims' Rights Tree (a few steps from this marker); Kansas Veterans' Walk (a few steps from this marker); Governor Landon's Acceptance (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Curtis (within shouting distance of this marker); The Capitol Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kansas History (about 300 feet away); The Governor's Plaque (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Regarding The Freedom Tree. Reynolds was a reporter for UPI in Cambodia when he was captured by the Khmer Rouge
The Freedom Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
2. The Freedom Tree and Marker
on April 26, 1972.
 
Also see . . .
1. Terry Lee Reynolds. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Terry L. Reynolds. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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