Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
L-5 105mm Pack Howitzer
by 2-130 FA KSARNG
Built in Italy and Designed for
Use in Mountainous Terrain
from 1957 to 1984
Crew of 7
Max Range - 10,750 meters
Erected by Museum of the Kansas National Guard.
Location. 38° 56.829′ N, 95° 41.003′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Museum of the Kansas National Guard, at the entrance to Forbes Field. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6700 S.W. Topeka Boulevard (U.S. Highway 75), Topeka KS 66619, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. UH-1H Huey Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); F-4D Fighter Aircraft (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capital of Kansas (approx. 3.8 miles away); Palm Park (approx. 3.8 miles away); A "Separate But Equal" School? (approx. 6.3 miles away); Monroe School Neighborhood (approx. 6.3 miles away); A Turning Point for Equality (approx. 6.3 miles away); How to Heat and Cool an Old School (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Topeka.
More about this marker.
Also see . . . L-5 Pack Howitzer. (Submitted on March 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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