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Independence in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

United Spanish War Veterans Memorial

1898 - 1902

 

—Army - Navy —

 
United Spanish War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
1. United Spanish War Veterans Memorial
Inscription.

William McTaggart
Camp No. 25
instituted
Sept 25 1920

USA · Cuba · Porto Rico
Philippine Islands

 
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. Kayo's Boys (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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); Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Bridge (approx. 1.6 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 OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American
 
United Spanish War Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
2. United Spanish War Veterans Memorial Marker
United Spanish War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
3. United Spanish War Veterans Memorial
Looking SSE
 
 
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 442 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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