American Legion Post 327 Veterans Memorial - Shawnee, Kansas
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N 39° 01.165 W 094° 43.381
15S E 350837 N 4320343
Quick Description: This memorial is situated in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Shawnee, Kansas, located at 6100 Quivira.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 12/26/2008 4:02:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM5E6N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:
This memorial is one of five sites for the American Legion Peter Smith Post 327 Memorial Day Remembrances. This monument was placed by the Post in 1956 and is the original site of the Shawnee Post's Memorial Day Remembrances. Veterans from as far back as the War of 1812 are interred in this cemetery and are honored with this monument.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Those who safeguard justice, freedom, and democracy

Marker Text:
The American Legion Seal Dedicated to Those who have Served to Safeguard Justice, Freedom, and Democracy Peter Smith Post 327 Shawnee, Kansas Memorial Day 1956

Date of dedication: 1956

Who Put it Here?: American Legion Peter Smith Post 327

Description of Memorial:
This is in the Central portion of the Pleasant View Cemetery - a very well-kept cemetery in the middle of Shawnee, Kansas. I have had a daughter and four nieces that have been "Miss Poppy" - the young lady that hasbeen responsible for handing out programs at the Memorial Day Remembrance in separate years.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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