Memorial Union Tower

Memorial Union Tower (HM14ED)

Location: Columbia, MO 65201 Boone County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 56.702', W 92° 19.519'

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Inscription
In grateful memory
of these
Heroic Sons of Missouri
who in the Great War
- 1917 - 1918 -
paid the full measure
of devotion

[Roll of Honored Dead]

Tipping of the Hats

When the Memorial Union Tower was completed in 1926, the names of MU's honored 117 men who lost their lives in World War I were inscribed on the inside walls of this archway for all future generations of MU students and Missourians to pay their respects. Tradition has it that whenever men and women walk through the archway, they should tip their hats as a sign of respect to their deceased brothers.

The chimes and clock in this tower were presented to the university by Charles Baird of Kansas City Missouri, Chairman of the University of Missouri Board of Visitors

Dedicated November 26, 1936
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HM NumberHM14ED
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Year Placed1926
Placed ByUniversity of Missouri
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 12:47am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 558467 N 4310893
Decimal Degrees38.94503333, -92.32531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.702', W 92° 19.519'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 42.12" N, 92° 19' 31.14" W
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Area Code(s)573, 314
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 532-548 Hitt St, Columbia MO 65201, US
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