Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens Veteran's Memorial - Shawnee, Kansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 38° 59.474 W 094° 51.485
15S E 339079 N 4317445
Quick Description: This is a Veteran's Tribute placed within the western part of the Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/18/2008 9:47:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM3049
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
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Long Description:
This Veteran's Memorial was placed by the cemetery itself. It consists of a paved plaza area with the American and Kansas flags, along with the flags of the five branches of the Armed Services. The plaque reads:

A nation that honors its' VETERANS is a nation dedicated to the preservation of a freedom won by the sacrifice of life itself. These emblems are appropriately dedicated to the valiant dead of the armed forceswho ventured far, fought bravely, and gave their lives to preserve freedom and liberty in our land. Together they lie here in mute testimony to the manner in which they lived, worked, and fought to achieve the victories in order that America may live.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Veterans

Date of dedication: None

Who Put it Here?: Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens

Description of Memorial:
This memorial has been surrounded on three sides by veteran gravesites from WWII on. My father and my best friend's father are buried within this area, so it holds a very special place in my heart.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Marker Text: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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