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Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial

 
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael W. Kruse, July 27, 2015
1. Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial Marker
Plaque is on the ground and the base of the flagpole.
Inscription.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial

Dedicated 21 April 1980

Old Glory proudly waves over the hallowed ground gathered from more than 200 battlefields in which the armed forces of our country have been engaged in combat from 1680 to 1973.

The soil was collected by Otto Osterburg VFW Post 998, Freeport, Illinois, and is entombed in the base of the flag pole.

 
Erected 1980 by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.
 
Location. 39° 4.043′ N, 94° 35.426′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Broadway Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3300 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City MO 64111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Citizen - Soldier (within shouting distance of this marker); VFW Centennial Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Flaven/Browne Building Complex (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Carroll Spalding (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mayor Milton Jameson Payne
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael W. Kruse, July 27, 2015
2. Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); The First Golf Course in Kansas City (approx. 0.6 miles away); Spanish-American War/Philippine Insurrection/China Relief Expedition Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Elizabeth Duncan Porter (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Categories. Military
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
3. Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial
Veterans of Foreign Wars Emblem at National HQ Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
4. Veterans of Foreign Wars Emblem at National HQ Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2015, by Michael W. Kruse of Kansas City, Missouri. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2015, by Michael W. Kruse of Kansas City, Missouri.   3, 4. submitted on September 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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