Rosedale World War I Memorial Arch


Rosedale World War I Memorial Arch

Infobox_nrhp | name =Rosedale World War I Memorial Arch
nrhp_type = nrhp



caption = Rosedale arch at the top of memorial drive
location= Kansas City, KS
lat_degrees = 39 | lat_minutes = 3 | lat_seconds = 50 | lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 94 | long_minutes = 36 | long_seconds = 53.7 | long_direction = W
area =
built =1923
architect= John Leroy Marshall
architecture= Other
added = August 02, 1977
governing_body = Local
refnum=77000599 cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]

The Rosedale Arch is dedicated to the men of Rosedale, a neighborhood district and former municipality on the southern edge of Kansas City, Kansas, who served in World War I. Inspired by the Arc de Triomphe, the Arch was designed by John LeRoy Marshall, a Rosedale resident, and dedicated in 1924. Located on Mount Marty, the flood-lighted arch is most easily visible at night from the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Southwest Boulevard. A historic marker was dedicated under the arch in 1993 to honor the soldiers of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War.

References

External links

* [http://www.kckps.org/community/local.php Kansas City local area information]
* [http://www.rosedaleassociation.org/index.htm Rosedale Development Association]
* The Winding Valley and The Craggy Hillside : A History of the City of Rosedale, Kansas by Margaret Landis. Chapter XII [http://www.kckpl.lib.ks.us/kscoll/lochist/rosedale/Chap12.htm THE ROSEDALE MEMORIAL ARCH] (and Athletic Field)


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