El Dorado in Butler County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Celebration of Freedom Memorial
Liberty For All
In honor of George F. Austin
for service in the Navy aboard
USS Estes AGC 12
Flag Ship supporting the invasions of
Iwo Jima and Okinawa
witnessing the flag raising on Mt. Surabachi
Rita Sweeney Austin
You gave your lives with courage;
Most of all you gave us freedom.
V.F.W. Fred Priestly Post #1174
and Ladies Auxiliary
POW • MIA
You Are Not Forgottne
Location. 37° 49.033′ N, 96° 51.116′ W. Marker is in El Dorado, Kansas, in Butler County. Marker is on Central Avenue 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. Veterans Memorial Flagpole (here, next to this marker); Signers of the Declaration of Independence (here, next to this marker); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); William Allen White (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. • Patriots & Patriotism •
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