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Mound City in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

James Montgomery Ballot Box

 
 
James Montgomery Ballot Box Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 19, 2009
1. James Montgomery Ballot Box Marker
Inscription. Free Stater claimed voters deceived on slavery issue by Pro-slavery forces Jan. 1858 smashed ballot box scattering votes.
 
Location. 38° 8.549′ N, 94° 48.624′ W. Marker is in Mound City, Kansas, in Linn County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 Main Street, Mound City KS 66056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mound City Civil War Memorial (approx. mile away); Warzel Bungalow (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mound City Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Number 9 School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wesley Chapel Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clausen Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mound City Bandwagon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Montgomery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mound City.
 
More about this marker. This wooden marker is on the grounds of the historic Linn County Courthouse, which was built in 1886. There is plenty of parking around the square.
 
Also see . . .
1. James Montgomery. Link to Wikipedia Entry on James Montgomery. (Submitted on August 19, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Linn County, Ks.
James Montgomery Ballot Box Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 19, 2009
2. James Montgomery Ballot Box Marker
Marker and Linn County Courthouse (1886) in background
Official Link to Linn County, Ks. (Submitted on August 19, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Additional keywords. Bleeding Kansas
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Headstone of James Montgomery image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 19, 2009
3. Headstone of James Montgomery
James Montgomery is buried in the Soldiers' Lot in Mound City about a half mile from the Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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