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Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 26, 2013
1. World War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In memoriam
to those heroic boys
of
Jackson County
who gave their lives
in noble sacrifice to our country
in the World War
1914 - 1918

"There is no death! The stars go down
to rise upon some fairer shore:
and bright in heavens jeweled crown
they shine forever more.
And ever near us, though unseen,
the dear immortal spirits tread;
for all the boundless universe
is life - there are no dead."

 
Erected by the Kansas City Chapter, American War Mothers, and Gold Star League of Jackson County, Mo.
 
Location. 39° 2.184′ N, 94° 26.322′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Blue Ridge Boulevard and East 47th Street South, in the median on Blue Ridge Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64133, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Ray Blacksmith Shop (approx. 2.3 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate (approx. 3.6 miles away);
World War Memorial Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 26, 2013
2. World War Memorial Flagpole Marker
Woodlawn Cemetery Confederate Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Confederate Line (approx. 3.8 miles away); Kritser House (approx. 3.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 4 miles away); Gingko Tree (approx. 4 miles away).
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 26, 2013
3. World War Memorial
Looking east along 47th Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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