Bertrand Park War Memorial Garden, Oakley KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 39° 07.769 W 100° 51.704
14S E 339077 N 4332795
Quick Description: This War Memorial and garden is located at 700 W. Third, Oakley, KS.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 5/29/2010 9:21:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM8Y10
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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"Memorial Garden
Memorial Garden is located in Bertrand Park, just north of Fick Fossil and History Museum, 700 West Third. With respect we honor our service men and women and we remember Kansas State Senator Stan Clark of Oakley. There is a separate tribute for each branch of military service surrounded by gardens and walking trails. The Memorial Garden is best accessed from Cherry Avenue."

This is a very nice Memorial Park for such a small town. There is a garden with short walking path in this park also, and the town also boasts some wonderful statues; this town has a lot to offer!
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
Each branch of military is honored, not specific wars.

In Honor Of: Each branch of military service.

Marker Text:
This park is established to honor the sacrifices of those who have served the United States Armed Forces.

Who Put it Here?: City of Oakley, Kansas

Description of Memorial:
This park has individual monuments to each branch of the military service, with a center monument dedicated to Kansas State Senator Stan Clark of Oakley. There are flag poles and also flower gardens and benches. Next to the memorial is a small community garden with a walking path. There is a general purpose grassey open area available for strolling or play. The site is surrounded by residential homes.

Date of dedication: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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It is suggested you please include something about your visit here, as well.
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