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Memorial Fountain

Posted by Anza Bast on Nov 14, 2016 9:30:00 AM

At the September 5, 1919 meeting of the Kissimmee City Council, it was voted to purchase “a beautiful drinking fountain for Broadway in memoriam for ‘Billie’ Makinson and ‘Nat’ Carson, who sleep in the Argonne.  The idea was presented by S.L. Lupfer, Jr., with the suggestion that the city bear half the cost and citizens who wished to honor the memory of these young men, raise the remainder of the fund.”

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Topics: Osceola County History, Memorial Fountain

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