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

Celebration of Freedom Memorial

 
 
Celebration of Freedom Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. Celebration of Freedom Memorial Marker
Inscription.

To Honor Those Who Serve
Liberty For All


[Representative Memorials]
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

 
Erected 2002.
 
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);
Celebration of Freedom Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Celebration of Freedom Memorial
Looking ESE toward Eagle and Service Emblems
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
 
Celebration of Freedom Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
3. Celebration of Freedom Memorial
Looking WSW toward Statue of Liberty Replica
Celebration of Freedom Memorial Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
4. Celebration of Freedom Memorial Eagle
Celebration of Freedom Memorial POW-MIA image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
5. Celebration of Freedom Memorial POW-MIA
Celebration of Freedom Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
6. Celebration of Freedom Memorial Bench
Celebration of Freedom Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
7. Celebration of Freedom Memorial Bench
Celebration of Freedom Memorial Representative Pavers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
8. Celebration of Freedom Memorial Representative Pavers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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