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

War Memorial

Freedom Is Never Free !

 

—All Gave Some • Some Gave All —

 
War Memorial Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
1. War Memorial Mural
Inscription.

United States

Army • 14 June 1775

Navy • 13 October 1775

Marine Corps • 10 November 1775

Coast Guard • 4 August 1790

Air Force • 18 September 1947


 
Erected 2009 by Riley County High School Art Club.
 
Location. 39° 17.836′ N, 96° 49.528′ W. Marker is in Riley, Kansas, in Riley County. Marker is on Broadway north of Cedar Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Riley KS 66531, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riley Centennial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ogden (approx. 14 miles away); Veteran's Memorial (approx. 14 miles away); Camp Funston (approx. 14.2 miles away); Funston Monument (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWar, World II
 
War Memorial Mural and Flags image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
2. War Memorial Mural and Flags
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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