Independence in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
United Spanish War Veterans Memorial
1898 - 1902
—Army - Navy —
Camp No. 25
Sept 25 1920
USA · Cuba · Porto Rico
Erected 1938 by William McTaggart Camp No. 25.
Location. 37° 14.334′ N, 95° 42.091′ W. Marker is in Independence, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Monument is off East Oak Street, in Riverside Park between Emmot Field and the playground. Marker is in this post office area: Independence KS 67301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Night Game in Organized Baseball (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Kayo's Boys (about 600 feet away); F-100F Super Sabre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); A. C. Stich Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. George Tann (approx. 0.4 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Also see . . . The Fighting Twentieth: History and Official Souvenir of the Twentieth Kansas Regiment (1899). (Submitted on July 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.