CIVIL WAR MEMORIALS AND MONUMENTS

HARPER COUNTY, KANSAS

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Anthony, Harper County

Forest Park Cemetery
(southeast of town)

Anthony

Type: Granite Monument

Description: A granite monument is inscribed: "For God And Country ~ And All Who Served ~ In Order That This ~ Nation Might Survive ~ 1943".

References:
reported by DE McGovern

Photographs:
DE McGovern, December 7, 2005

SUV Registry Status: Secondary Memorial
no SUVCW documentation planned





Bluff City, Harper County

Cemetery
(southeast of town)

Bluff City Cemetery

Bluff City Cemetery

Type: Granite Monument

Description: It was initially reported that: "Post 451 of Bluff City, has a 12 foot shaft representing a tree (Comrade A.B.Work left by will $150 to apply to the cost of this monument)." At present, the cemetery has two six foot shafts.

There is also a small granite plaque that reads: "Bluff City, Kansas ~ 1886 - 1986 ~ Dedicated This Centennial Year ~ In Memory of Our Veterans".

References:
Martin, 1910

Photographs:
RM Thies, 1995
J Birket, June 23, 2005

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed





Danville, Harper County

Cemetery

Danville

Type: Granite Monument

Description: A pair of dark granite monuments are mounted on a paved plaza in the cemetery. The large monument is inscribed: " In Memory Of Those Who Served". Below that are inscribed 16 names indicated as "CW", 1 name indicated as "SA", and many names labeled as "WW I", "WW II", and "Korea". The small marker continues the listing of names, adding "VN".

Below the monument is engraved "Lest We Forget".

References:
reported by J Birket

Photographs:
J Birket, June 23, 2005

SUV Registry Status: Secondary Memorial
no SUVCW documentation planned





Harper, Harper County

Cemetery
(northeast of town)

Harper

Type: Granite Monument

Description: A granite monument is inscribed: "In Memory Of ~ Those Who Served ~ Their Country". A brass GAR medallion stating: "Department of Kansas, Post 61 GAR" is mounted on a spike next to the monument.

References:
reported by DE McGovern

Photographs:
DE McGovern, December 7, 2005

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed




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Updated October 26, 2006 - DE McGovern