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Civil War Memorial Arch - 1898


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Civil War Memorial Arch - 1898 On September 8, 1898 the memorial was dedicated, and for many years the arch has stood guard over the northeast entrance to the park. Erected as a memorial to those who gave their lives in the War between the States, the monument was planned and carried out by the veterans of the Grand Army and stands as a symbol of the close relationship that has long existed between Junction City and the Military.


Admission: Free
Hours: Public Viewing, 24 hours
Address: Heritage Park, 6th and Washington
Phone: 785-238-1666

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