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Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Freedom Tree

 
 
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
1. The Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.

With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
this tree is dedicated to
Col. William H. Nelson
and all
Prisoners of War
and
Missing in Action

 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 37° 24.764′ N, 94° 42.401′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Street and 6th Street, on the left when traveling north on Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Memorial Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 503 North Pine Street, Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. All American Veterans (here, next to this marker); Frontenac, Kansas (approx. mile away); Wilkinson Coal Company (approx. mile away); The Weir-Pittsburg Coal Field in Cherokee County (approx. mile away); The Amazon Army (approx. mile away); Alexander Howat (approx. mile away); The Weir - Pittsburg Coalfield (approx. mile away); Southeast Kansas Coal Mining (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Colonel William Humphrey Nelson. (Submitted on February 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
The Freedom Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
2. The Freedom Tree and Marker

2. Colonel William H. Nelson. (Submitted on February 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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