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Hillsboro in Marion County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hillsboro Airport

Alfred Schroeder Field

 
 
Hillsboro Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
1. Hillsboro Airport Marker
Inscription.

Lt. Schroeder U.S. Navy pilot
died in the line of duty on
March 29, 1945

"He died that we might be free"

 
Location. 38° 20.873′ N, 97° 12.893′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Kansas, in Marion County. Marker is on D Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro KS 67063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Place of Meditation (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Crossing of Historic American Trails (approx. half a mile away); First Mennonite Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alexanderfeld Village (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ebenfeld Centennial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Frantz L. Groening (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. M66 Alfred Schroeder Field. (Submitted on November 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alfred L. Schroeder at WWII Memorial Registry. (Submitted on November 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Hillsboro Airport Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
2. Hillsboro Airport Marker
Looking east along D Street
Hillsboro Airport and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
3. Hillsboro Airport and Marker
Looking south toward airport
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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