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Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
1. Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.

The Price of Liberty in
undiluted full measure is
sacrifice, pain, and blood -
these Patriots paid the Price
for Us All
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In War, There is no
Substitute for Victory.
Gen Douglas MacArthur
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Let me assert my firm belief
that the only thing we have
to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D Roosevelt
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Greater love hath no man than this...
that a man lay down his life
for his friends.
John 15:13
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A hero is someone who has given
his or her life to something
bigger than oneself
Joseph Campbell
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There never was a
Good War or Bad Peace
Benjamin Franklin
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Never in the field of
human conflict was so much
owed by so many to so few
Winston Churchill
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Dear Lord,
Lest I continue my [sic]
complacent way, help me to remember
that somewhere, somehow out there
a man died for me
Veterans Memorial to the Fallen image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
2. Veterans Memorial to the Fallen
today
As long as there be war,
I then must ask and answer,
Am I worth dying for?
Eleanor Roosevelt
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Victory at all cost
Victory in spite of all terror,
victory however long or hard
the road may be: for without
victory there is no survival
Winston Churchill

 
Erected by Advance Lodge 114 A. F. & A. M.
 
Location. 38° 14.497′ N, 96° 55.547′ W. Marker is in Florence, Kansas, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Veterans Memorial Park, Florence KS 66851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moses Shane Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); Marion County Park & Lake (approx. 6 miles away); C.C.C. Worker (approx. 6 miles away); Marion County Lake (approx. 6 miles away); Hill School Bell (approx. 8.8 miles away); Civil War and Woman's Relief Corps Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away); Elgin House (approx. 9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
3. Veterans Memorial Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
4. Veterans Memorial Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
5. Veterans Memorial Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
6. Veterans Memorial Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
7. Veterans Memorial Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
8. Veterans Memorial Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
9. Veterans Memorial Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
10. Veterans Memorial Marker
Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
11. Veterans Memorial Park
Masonic marker under tree at right
Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2015
12. Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on September 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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