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William T. Fitzsimons Memorial

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Location:  The Paseo and East 12th Street, Kansas City, MO

Found:  September 21, 2013

This small fountain is part of a memorial dedicated to William T. Fitzsimons, the first American officer to give his life in World War I.  The water flows out of a lion’s head and into the limestone basin.  The memorial is on the south end of the median on The Paseo at East 12th Street.

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