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Near Meade in Meade County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans Memorial

Meade County

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.

In Sacred Memory
of
Our Heroes


This monument was erected by the American Legion Auxiliary of Meade, Kansas, assisted by ex-service men and patriotic citizens, and on May 30, 1927 dedicated to the memory of Meade County's Departed Veterans of All Wars. It also replaces the monument placed upon this site in 1886 by Meade Center Post No. 388 G.A.R. dedicated to the Unknown Dead of the Civil War.

 
Erected 1927 by American Legion Auxiliary, Ex-Servicemen, and Patriotic Citizens of Meade County.
 
Location. 37° 17.035′ N, 100° 19.154′ W. Marker is near Meade, Kansas, in Meade County. Touch for map. Marker is in Graceland Cemetery, off N Road (US Hwy 54/160), about one mile east of town. Marker is in this post office area: Meade KS 67864, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Graceland Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace Brown (about 600 feet away); Jones & Plummer Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hoodoo Brown's Road Ranch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans and War Memorials
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
2. Veterans Memorial Dedication
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Pioneer Arena Club Women and Pioneer Settlers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Meade County (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Lone Tree Incident (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meade.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, World I
 
Veterans Memorial History image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
3. Veterans Memorial History
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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