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Neodesha in Wilson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Soldiers of the World War

Legion Memorial Bridge

 
 
Soldiers of the World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
1. Soldiers of the World War Memorial
Inscription.

In memory of
Charles Wesley Avars Percy J Bates Stanton K Berry Martin F Bowles Albert B Carstedt Ocal Chapman Jesse E Crisp Clay Dotson Paul H Graves Cass Hale Louis R Hines Dexter L Hurlburt Charles F James Charles H Martinson Glenn M Morrow William R Mosher Sylvester Newberry John Opdyke Henry Clay Rhodes Joseph R Sargeant Charles D Seward Ward Shaffer Herschell Shue Floyd Tarr Roy Wilson Carl Wormington

 
Erected 1927 by Seward Avars American Legion Post.
 
Location. 37° 25.118′ N, 95° 40.83′ W. Marker is in Neodesha, Kansas, in Wilson County. Marker is on Indiana Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Memorial is west adjacent to the W. A. Rankin Memorial Public Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 502 Indiana Street, Neodesha KS 66757, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Sgt Mike Ritter (within shouting distance of this marker); Brown Hotel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norman No. 1
Soldiers of the World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
2. Soldiers of the World War Memorial
On left
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Actual Site of Norman No. 1 (approx. half a mile away); Opening of the Mid-Continent Oil Field (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dutch Lorbeer (approx. 0.8 miles away); World War Homefront and Neodesha Cemetery Association Founders Memorial Pavilion (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Neodesha.
 
More about this marker. Marker was on a rainbow-arch bridge over the Fall River near Lorbeer Park. The bridge was replaced and the marker was placed in the park in 1995 in memory of Max E. Sweeney Sr.
 
Also see . . .  Legion Memorial Bridge Information. (Submitted on July 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 345 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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