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In memory of the men killed in action on Luzon Island, P. I. in 1898-9 Capt. D. S. Elliott Lieut. W. A. McTaggart Privates Albert Anibal · Orlin Birlew Alva Dix · John Scherer
This Veterans Memorial Patio is dedicated to all veterans who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Call out our names as the years go by. Remember us and we shall never die..... Dedicated November 11, 2002
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty 40th Anniversary …
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They Paid The Supreme Sacrifice - May We Never Forget Spanish-American War Heroes [Roll of Honored Dead] Those Who Died in the War to End All Wars — WWI [Roll of Honored Dead] They Sacrificed Their Lives for American Values - Remem…
The earliest permanent white settler in present Labette County is believed to have been John Mathews, trader and blacksmith, who arrived here about 1840. He established a post to trade with the Osage Indians of one of White Hair's villages, locate…
This old well is whiteman's improvement to an everlasting spring used by the Indian tribes for ages and marks the first known white settlement in southern Kansas. John Mathews settled here to serve as blacksmith for the Osages about 1841 and be…
Robert Alexander Long in 1875 established his first lumber yard at this site. Fifty years later Long-Bell lumber company was the largest lumber company in the world. www.ralonghistoricalsociety.org
Early Days This bluff on which the Riverside Park sits is steeped in history. Towering over the plains, this site was frequented by both American Indians and early Euro-American settlers. It served as a place to observe game and also for those tr…
This point overlooks the historic Neosho Crossing for "The Old Indian Trail" between Missouri and the Osage buffalo hunting grounds in central Oklahoma. The ford was located about eighty yards above the present dam. Two hundred Union soldiers of t…
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