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Pettis County Veterans' Memorial - Sedalia, Mo.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 38° 42.436 W 093° 13.679
15S E 480177 N 4284317
Quick Description: This Veterans' Memorial appears to be an eternal flame that is no longer lit. The Memorial is on the western side of the Pettis County Courthouse - 415 South Ohio Avenue in Sedalia, Mo.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 1/5/2013 11:47:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMG2ZT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The Pettis County Veterans' Memorial appears to be an eternal flame that is no longer lit. The Memorial is constructed of three concrete columns that radiate from the gas pipe. The columns support the flame nozzle. An aluminum plaque has been engraved:

Dedicated Nov. 11, 1973
This Memorial to all Pettis Countians, living and dead, who served the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
Presented to the Pettis County Court and all Pettis Countians by the American Legion Post 16.
Howard R. Hillman, Commander

The entire Memorial rests on a concrete pad about 4 foot square. There is a metal American Legion Seal embedded in the pad in front of the Memorial.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: All Pettis Countians, living and dead, who served the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

Marker Text:
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1973 This Memorial to all Pettis Countians, living and dead, who served the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Presented to the Pettis County Court and all Pettis Countians by the American Legion Post 16. Howard R. Hillman, Commander


Date of dedication: Nov. 11, 1973

Who Put it Here?: American Legion Post 16

Description of Memorial:
This Memorial is on the western grounds of the Pettis County Courthouse. Unlike the more prominent Doughboy Statue, this Memorial is about 15 feet of the main walkway to the south.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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