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A “Victory Eagle” monument was planned for each county line across the nation, from New York City to San Francisco. Only seven known eagles were erected. All have been moved from their original locations. Eagles are located in Lawrence, Topeka, and Wamego, Kansas; and in Truckee, Sacramento, Antioch, and Santa Clara, California.

“The monument which will be erected represents an eagle mother on her aerie sheltering her eagle brood and is symbolic of the defenders of Kansas and Shawnee county in the war for civilization.

The aerie is on a jetting pinnacle of rock which will be represented thru some form of concrete or rough stone. The front of the pedestal will carry a bronze plaque bearing the names of all the Shawnee county men who died in the service during the world war.”     The Topeka Daily Capital, February 25, 1923

The Victory Eagle for Douglas County stands in front of Dyche Museum of Natural History on the campus of Kansas University in Lawrence. The eagle originally stood at the Douglas-Leavenworth county line northeast of town. The eagle was saved from the scrap yard and moved in 1980. The plaque beariing the name of the Douglas County men has been lost.

The Victory Eagle for Shawnee County sits at the southeast corner of Gage Park in Topeka. It originally sat at the west edge of Big Springs. The plaque contains the 96 names of those who lost their lives in World War I.

The Pottawatamie County Victory Eagle sits in the southwest corner of Wamego’s City Park. The eagle originally sat in the middle of Lincoln Street, just north of the Kansas River bridge, at the south end of Wamego’s business district.