Washington Memorial Park - Washington, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 33.877 W 091° 01.358
15S E 672275 N 4270317
Quick Description: Once a World War Memorial Park, now just Washington City Park, one of ten in this city. Park open from 6am to midnight.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2008 8:58:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM4P38
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

County of Memorial: Franklin County.
Location of Columns: W. 2nd St. & High St., Washington.

Marker Text:

1917 ---*--- 1918
Edwin A. Mische
Max. Wm. Mueller
Ewald Mense
Walter J. Obehaus
Groegry C. Bieker
Otto Geo. Hesse
Paul Thater
Louis H. Hoeing
John H. Barlage
Ben F. Czeschin
Oscar M. Bramel
Aug. Schroeder

1941 ------1945
Joseph A. Monzyk
Victor F. Diener
Herbert H. Koch
Vincent Sunderdick
Edward E. Hiatte
George H. Stolte
Donald L. Rector
Joseph H. Seifert
Raymond J. Schilte
Louis H. Hanneken
Joseph J. Westermeyer
Marion F. Weiskopf
Edison R. Warnebold
Oscar L. Vogt
Eugene Rennick
Melvin S. Jett
George Phillips
Orville F. Jasper
Alfred E. Hurst
Henry G. Feltman
Richard Lauchstaedt
Harry J. Holdmeier
Victor W. Drewel
Jesse E. Calvin
Lawrence A. Peters
Harold J. Phillips
Alfred F. Riegel

Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I, World War II

In Honor Of: Honor Roll

Marker Text:
see above.

Who Put it Here?: The City of Washington

Description of Memorial:
Once was entire 14 acre park, with markers at the main entrance. Four column entrance, with small outside ball topped outside columns flanking the sidewalk entrances and the two large columns flanking the driven entrances. The main entrance. Teaman Dr. entrance and Lake Shore Dr. entrances now take you to the interior of the park. This entrance primarily now serves the playground area. The left column is the honor roll of World War I and the right column is now the World War II Honor Roll. The park now houses the Outdoor aquatic complex with an Olympic size stainless steel swimming pool and leisure pool, civic center, 1 lighted pavilion, lighted baseball diamond, concession stand, picnic areas, playground equipment and restroom facilities.

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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