Larned in Pawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Site of the Larned House
Established by Henry Booth 1873
Location. 38° 10.638′ N, 99° 5.914′ W. Marker is in Larned, Kansas, in Pawnee County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (U.S. 56) and 4th Street, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Larned KS 67550, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Original Cash Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pawnee County Area All Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); September 11, 2001 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Farm Credit (approx. 1.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ak'a Onikashin ga • People of the Southwind (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Mormon Battalion at Larned, Kansas (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Larned.
Regarding Site of the Larned House. Henry Booth was a principal founder of the town of Larned. He had served as Captain of Company L, 11th Kansas Cavalry during the Civil War and in 1869 became the post sutler for Fort Larned. After establishing the town of Larned a few miles to the east, Booth became the first county
Also see . . .
1. History of Larned, Kansas. (Submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tim McCarthy, the Little General. Extensively mentions Henry Booth (Submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Captain Henry Booth. (Submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.