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

Meade Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial

 
 
Mead Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
1. Mead Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial Marker
Inscription.

This gun is to mark those two trees
planted by the W.R.C. 237
in memory of Mead Post No 14 G.A.R.
Dept. of Kansas

 
Erected by Woman's Relief Corps 237.
 
Location. 38° 12.664′ N, 98° 12.4′ W. Marker is in Sterling, Kansas, in Rice County. Marker is on Broadway (State Highway 14/96) south of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument is in the park immediately south of the Sterling Public Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 138 North Broadway, Sterling KS 67579, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Emporium (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bulletin (about 500 feet away); The Landis Hollinger Mercantile (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Monroe Apartments (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mincer Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Santa Fe Depot (approx. mile away); The African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cooper Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sterling.
 
Regarding Meade Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial. The trees mentioned on the marker are apparently long removed.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Mead[e] Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
2. Mead[e] Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial
Mead[e] Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial Machine Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
3. Mead[e] Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial Machine Gun
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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