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

The Munn Pioneer Memorial

Ad Astra Per Aspera

 
 
The Munn Pioneer Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., 102/2011
1. The Munn Pioneer Memorial
Inscription.

To Commemorate the Achievements of the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas

[The historical content is evident in the sculpture and reliefs]

 
Erected 1939 by Lillie Gordon Munn.
 
Location. 39° 3.137′ N, 95° 43.621′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is at the intersection of SW 10th Avenue and SW Zoo Parkway, on the right when traveling west on SW 10th Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is in Gage Park. Marker is in this post office area: Topeka KS 66606, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. V. F. W. Lawn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kansas Army and Air National Guard (about 400 feet away); Topeka Chapter, The Military Order of the World Wars (about 400 feet away); Shawnee County World War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Northeast Kansas Korean War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Martin Luther (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gettysburg Address (approx. 1.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Additional comments.
1. carvers
Frank Stedron
The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2011
2. The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief
also carved on this he took pictures of it and brought them home to his kids, the artist who signed the work did not carve this by himself.
    — Submitted August 17, 2014, by Sandi Inman of Hatfield, Indiana.

 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2011
3. The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief
The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2011
4. The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief
The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2011
5. The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief
The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2011
6. The Munn Pioneer Memorial Relief
The Munn Pioneer Memorial Sculptor Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2011
7. The Munn Pioneer Memorial Sculptor Mark
The Munn Pioneer Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2011
8. The Munn Pioneer Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 444 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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