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Spanish-American War Memorial -- Riverside Park, Independence KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 37° 14.334 W 095° 42.091
15S E 260359 N 4124795
Quick Description: The memorial honoring Spanish American War veterans in Riverside Park in Independence KS
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2018 3:27:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMXZ0N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 4

Long Description:
This elegant stone memorial topped with a soaring eagle was erected in honor of local veterans of the Spanish American War in 1920. The monument stands in Riverside Park off of Oak Street near the playground.

The monument reads as follows:

"[inset in cross]

United Spanish War Veterans
Army Navy
1898-1902
USA
Cuba
Porto Rico
Philippine Islands

[plaque below]

WILLIAM McTAGGART
Camp No. 25
Instituted
Sept 25 1920"
Type of memorial: Monument

Location: Riverside Park

Public or private: Public

Who placed it?: William McTaggart Chapter, United Spanish American War Veterans

When was it placed?: after 1920

Visit Instructions:
Please provide another photo of the memorial. If you want, you can be in it, but it's by no means necessary.
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