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American Legion Memorial - Kansas City, Mo.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 39° 00.408 W 094° 32.375
15S E 366694 N 4318658
Quick Description: This bronze Memorial is located on the east side of the Swope Interpretive Center. This is at the Meyer Street Entrance of Swope Park.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 1/26/2013 8:34:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMG80Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
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Long Description:
This bronze Memorial is located on the east side of the Swope Interpretive Center. This is at the Meyer Street Entrance of Swope Park. From the Blue Valley School District:
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"This memorial is located east of the Swope Interpretive Center, near the flagpole. It commemorates American soldiers serving in France during World War I. It was designed by Robert Merrill Gage who worked with G.B. Franklin, a local architect, and dedicated in 1921. It is no longer a working fountain."

The bas relief sculpture shows American troops marching toward civilians and wounded troops. The text reads:
Dedicated by Kansas City to American Legion Posts
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/11/1921

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: City of Kansas City

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
6601 Meyer Boulevard
Kansas City, Mo USA
64130


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