Veterans Memorial, Fulton, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 50.667 W 091° 56.868
15S E 591312 N 4300041
Quick Description: Original placed for WWI memorial was melted down during WWII metal drives. This weapon was placed near the original site.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 8/27/2008 3:27:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM4HNG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 19

Long Description:

County of Memorial: Callaway County.
Location of Memorial: 2nd St. & Court St., Fulton.

Monument Text:

This gun is place here, in honor of the Callaway men and women who served their country in all its wars.

Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: The Callaway Men and Women Who Served Their Country in All its wars.

Marker Text:
see above.

Date of dedication: May 26, 1997.

Who Put it Here?: Callaway V.F.W. Post #2657 and the City of Fulton.

Description of Memorial:
Large circular concrete pad painted in the center with a red star and a powder blue border. Towards the street is a small stone build platform for the marble marker of the memorial. Just to the right of this memorial is the original World War I Memorial Park. The columns of which still stand but no longer are the entrance to the park. In the centerfield area of the existing baseball field you can discern a large circle indent in the ground where the original WWI artillery piece was mounted. The park has been re-organized and the WWI columns are left off to the side and out of the way.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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