CIVIL WAR MEMORIALS AND MONUMENTS

FINNEY COUNTY, KANSAS

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Garden City, Finney County

Stevens Park

Garden City

Type: Cannon

Description: A bronze 20-Pounder Dahlgren Boat Howitzer converted to breechloader, is mounted on a concrete base pointed SW. The base has bronze plate noting association / derivation with local GAR/WRC posts.

Additional inscriptions ?

References:
Stark, 1997, Thies, 2004

Photographs:
RM Thies, July 2, 1994

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed





Garden City, Finney County

Valley View Cemetery
(north of center of town)

Garden City

Type: Concrete Monument

Description: A square concrete spire is mounted on a large flat pad. A bronze plate on the front is inscribed: "In Memory Of ~ Our Comrades ~ And ~ National Defenders ~ 1861-1865 ~ (GAR Badge) ~ Erected By ~ James R. Fulton Post ~ 257 G.A.R. ~ The Citizens Of Garden City ~ And Finney County, Kansas ~ 1945".

References:
reported by RM Thies

Photographs:
RM Thies, July 2, 1994

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed




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Updated October 26,2006 - DE McGovern