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El Dorado in Butler County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans Memorial Flagpole

 
 
Veterans Memorial Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. Veterans Memorial Flagpole
In foreground, with courthouse in background
Inscription.
This staff dedicated to the
Veterans of all United States
wars who valorously defended
the flag it bears

Stars & Stripes waving here
perpetually provided by
Fred Priestley Post 1174
Veterans of Foreign Wars

Constructed May 1953
Board of County Commissioners
H. H. Bornholdt Chairman
Mac Childs Commissioner
E. M. Arnall Commissioner
L. W. Newcomer County Engr.

 
Erected 1953 by Fred Priestley VFW Post 1174 and People of Butler County.
 
Location. 37° 49.035′ N, 96° 51.116′ W. Marker is in El Dorado, Kansas, in Butler County. Marker is on Central Avenue (State Highway 254) near Gordy Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Memorial is on the grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 West Central Avenue, El Dorado KS 67042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Signers of the Declaration of Independence (here, next to this marker); Celebration of Freedom Memorial (here, next to this marker); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); William Allen White
Veterans Memorial Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Veterans Memorial Flagpole Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Gypsy Spudder (approx. 0.3 miles away); Missouri Pacific Depot Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Central Power Unit (approx. 0.4 miles away); Star Drilling Machine (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Dorado.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World II
 
Veterans Memorial Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
3. Veterans Memorial Flagpole Marker
Veterans Memorial Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
4. Veterans Memorial Flagpole Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 9, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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