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On this site the first Jewish place of worship in the state of Kansas was built. After a large Jewish community established residence in Leavenworth City, Kansas Territory. Temple B'Nai Jeshurun was constructed in 1866. Initially, the first group …
July 20, 1980 - May 2, 2004 KIA - Operation Iraqi Freedom 1st Cavalry, 91st Engineers [Purple Heart]
SSG, US Army DOB 11-2-84 DOD 6-11-11 KIA Operation Enduring Freedom 3rd Plt, B Co, 1/75 Ranger Bn Pakita Province, Afghanistan [Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart]
Sergeant, US Army Oct. 1, 1988 - Oct. 6, 2013 Killed in Action Operation Enduring Freedom B Co., 3/75 Ranger Regiment [Bronze Star Medal for Valor, Purple Heart]
Saint Mary was founded in 1859 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth as an academy for young women. The academy moved to this site in 1870. The original building, St. Mary Hall (constructed 1868-70), served both as the Academy and the Motherhou…
First Leavenworth native killed in Iraq October 31, 1984 - October 17, 2006 Headquarters Platoon, Charlie Company 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment Fourth Infantry Division (Mechanized) [Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart]
SPC, US Army DOB 8-27-87 DOD 8-1-08 KIA Operation Enduring Freedom 3rd Bridgade [sic], 1st Infantry, A Company Asadabad, Afghanistan [Bronze Star Metal and Purple Heart]
SGT, US Army DOB 4-19-78 DOD 8-29-05 7th Chemical Company, 83rd Chemical Battalion Ft. Polk, Louisiana
Gentle Visitor This memorial is dedicated to all the men and women who served these United States of America during times of war and peace.
In the early 1860's John Foster bought the farm land and house which is now Leavenworth's Museum. The farm was transferred to Lucien Scott a banker in 1882. Mr. Scott added the front part to the house and his architect George McKenna carved the be…