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Galena in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

War Memorial

 
 
War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 21, 2011
1. War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to the Glory of God
and to the Spirit of
Sacrifice and Honor of the
Men and Women of
this community who served
our country in all wars

Lest we forget they have
given all for the principles
of democracy

Freedom of Speech
Freedom of Religion
Freedom from Want
Freedom from Fear

 
Erected 1953 by Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
Location. 37° 4.507′ N, 94° 38.5′ W. Marker is in Galena, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker is on 7th Street (State Highway 26/66) west of Wall Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 West 7th Street, Galena KS 66739, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Galena Chamber of Commerce (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Galena, Kansas (about 800 feet away); The Kansas Ozarks (approx. 2.2 miles away); Land's Legacy (approx. 4.2 miles away); Bridging the American Divide (approx. 4.2 miles away); Boom Towns
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 21, 2011
2. War Memorial
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Cosmopolitan Corner (approx. 4.2 miles away); Crossroads of Kansas (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galena.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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