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Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2012
1. Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.

We dedicate this tree to the American Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen of all conflicts, to all who sacrificed their lives in the cause of freedom, and to the patriotism and unity found in the hearts of the American People. Let this tree stand as a new beginning.

Dedicated on: 16 August 1991
From Fort Leavenworth AMEDD Activities

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In October 2003, renovation of this memorial occurred as an Eagle Scout project under the leadership of Ian Hall, Boy Scout Troop 3, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Leavenworth, Kansas.
 
Erected 1991 by Fort Leavenworth AMEDD Activities, Boy Scout Troop 3, and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 39° 21.205′ N, 94° 55.467′ W. Marker is in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Touch for map. Memorial is southeast of Munson Army Health Center, north of Pope Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Leavenworth KS 66027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Ignatius Chapel (Building 170) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artillery Guard House
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2012
2. Veterans Memorial Marker
(approx. mile away); Elizabeth Schenck Smith House (approx. mile away); Fort Sully (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry Leavenworth (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Soldiers Who Died at Fort Larned (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Leavenworth.
 
More about this marker. Access is restricted due to Fort Leavenworth being an active military post.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesPatriots & Patriotism
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2012
3. Veterans Memorial Markers
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2012
4. Veterans Memorial
Markers on other side of stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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