Franklin in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Franklin School Bell
John Nepote & Ray Hamblin
and a host of volunteers
Funding for the tower donated by:
General Joe Scepansky, Houston, Texas
Antoinette (Folker) Blazic, Warren, Michigan
John & Coleen Nepote, Frontenac, Kansas
Bell donated by:
Scotty & Phyllis (Liposek) Bitner
In memory of all the students who attended Franklin Schools
Erected by Town of Franklin and Concerned Citizens.
Location. 37° 31.369′ N, 94° 42.255′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is on 5th Street near Broadway Street (Business U.S. 69), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Franklin Community Park. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin KS 66735, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin Grade School and Playground (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin - Arma Sidewalk William B. and Athlyn C. Pritchett (within shouting distance of this marker); Trolley / Street Car Rails (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Community Park Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Sidewalk (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Bell from St. Philip Neri Catholic Church (about 800 feet away); Dragline Bucket (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
Regarding Franklin School Bell. Franklin, Kansas, was decimated on May 4, 2003, when a tornado rolled through the heart of the town.
Also see . . . Franklin, Kansas. (Submitted on October 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Education • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.