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Lecompton in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lane University

1865-1902

 
 
Lane University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
1. Lane University Marker
Inscription.
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States Department
of the Interior

Rededicated 1982
The Lecompton
Historical Society

 
Erected 1982 by The Lecompton Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 2.683′ N, 95° 23.5′ W. Marker is in Lecompton, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker can be reached from Boone Street north of County Road 1023, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the Territorial Capital museum building. Marker is in this post office area: Lecompton KS 66050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lecompton Constitution Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kansa Indians (approx. 3 miles away); Lecompton, Capital of Kansas Territory (approx. 3.5 miles away); Coon Point (approx. 3.5 miles away); First United Brethren in Christ Church in Kansas (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named Lecompton (approx. 6.6 miles away); Kansas River Flood Levels (approx. 9.2 miles away); Unknown Dead (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Lane University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
2. Lane University Marker
Lane University image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
3. Lane University
Lane University image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
4. Lane University
Historical photo inside the museum.
Territorial Capital image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
5. Territorial Capital
This is what the building was supposed to look like if it had been finished as the Territorial Capitol of Kansas.
Lane University image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
6. Lane University
A painting hanging in the chapel room of the Lane University/Territorial Capital museum building.
Lane University image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
7. Lane University
Description of the painting.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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