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Memorial Park Cemetery Gateway - Jennings, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 42.711 W 090° 17.082
15S E 736092 N 4288301
Quick Description: Gateway to cemetery placed as a World War II memorial in suburban Jennings just west of St. Louis.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 3/1/2012 8:26:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMDWEK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ištván
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Long Description:

The stone and steel gateway was placed in 1949 as a World War II memorial. On the back side of the stone entrance sign is a memorial plaque inscribed:

1941 -- 1945

To Honor
Those From This Community Who
Gave their Lives In World War II
This Memorial
Gateway Is Dedicated
1949

The memorial is at the entrance to a large cemetery.  The cemetery is well kept and has thousands of graves in its 165 acres.

Date of Dedication: 1/1/1949

Property Permission: Private

Access instructions: Privately owned cemetery with regular public access. Memorial is available anytime cemetery is open which is seven days a week.

Access times: From: 7:30 AM To: 5:30 PM

Location of waymark:
5200 Lucas and Hunt Road
St. Louis, Missouri


Commemoration: All from community who lost their lives in World War II

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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