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Alma in Wabaunsee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (American Legion Post)

Built in 1936

 
 
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (American Legion Post) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
1. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (American Legion Post) Marker
Inscription.

This brick building, made possible by donated labor and funds raised by the American Legion and Auxiliary Post #32, was built as a memorial to the Soldiers and Sailors of Wabaunsee County. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas, Alma, City of Native Stone marker series.
 
Location. 39° 0.872′ N, 96° 17.359′ W. Marker is in Alma, Kansas, in Wabaunsee County. Marker is at the intersection of Missouri Avenue (State Highway 99) and 5th Street, on the left when traveling south on Missouri Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 504 Missouri Avenue, Alma KS 66401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brandt Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Limerick Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wabaunsee County Bank and Kinne & Kerans General Merchandise (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mueller Block (about 600 feet away); Commercial National Bank Block (about 700 feet away); Meyer Block (about 700 feet away); Strasen Farm Stone (about 700 feet away); Palenske Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alma.
 
Also see . . .
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (American Legion Post) and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
2. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (American Legion Post) and Marker
Marker at bottom left of photo

1. American Legion Building. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alma Downtown Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (American Legion Post) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
3. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (American Legion Post)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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