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Soldiers Monument, Cowley County, Kansas

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Date: 1908

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.C10 .64 *2

Unit ID: 450450

Summary: This photograph is a representation of the Soldiers Monument at Hope Cemetery in Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas. The monument is made of granite, standing seventeen feet tall from the base of the square column to the soldier's cap. Inscribed on the monument is, "To The Memory Of the Unknown Soldiers, Sailors And Marines, Form '61 to '65". Dedicated on October 24, 1907, the monument cost $1,000 at time of creation and was erected by the Sunflower Club. The main address at the dedication was by Governor W.E. Stanley (1844-1910) who held office from 1899-1903.

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Title (Main title): Soldiers Monument, Cowley County, Kansas


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