Grand Army of the Republic 1861 · 1866
— United Spanish War Veterans 1898 · 1902 —In 1918 this gateway was erected as a memorial to Civil and Spanish War veterans. The bronze statue on the left is a Union soldier while the one on the right is a Rough Rider. The original gateway was 12 feet apart and included a folding bronze gate. In 1933 the pillars were widened to 33 feet to allow for large vehicles. After a vehicle destroyed part of the left pillar in 1990, it was rebuilt in 1992 at a cost of $70,000. The original cost of the entire gateway was $13,000.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 621290 N 4299538|
|Decimal Degrees||38.83630000, -97.60253333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 50.178', W 97° 36.152'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 50' 10.68" N, 97° 36' 9.12" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near N Kenwood Park Dr, Salina KS 67401, US|
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