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

Riverfront Community Center

Old Union Depot

 

—Built in 1888 by James A. McGonigle —

 
Riverfront Community Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2010
1. Riverfront Community Center Marker
Inscription.
In 1984 V.B. Greenamyre and family gave the building to the City of Leavenworth. In 1985 a bond issue was voted to renovate the building and to build additional facilities. A half cent sales tax was approved to payoff those bonds and support the center.

The Riverfront Community Center is to be used by all the people of Leavenworth and their guests.
 
Erected 1988 by Leavenworth County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 19.118′ N, 94° 54.56′ W. Marker is in Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Marker is at the intersection of Esplanade Street and Delaware Street, on the left when traveling south on Esplanade Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 South Esplanade Street, Leavenworth KS 66048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leavenworth's Union Depot (here, next to this marker); Law Offices of Sherman, Ewing, and McCook (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Railroad Era (within shouting distance of this marker); General William Tecumseh Sherman (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Bank in Kansas
Former Union Station and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2010
2. Former Union Station and Markers
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leavenworth Landing Park (about 400 feet away); The Port of Leavenworth (about 400 feet away); Lincoln at the Planters (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Leavenworth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Riverfront Community Center. (Submitted on May 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Leavenworth County Historical Society. This is the webpage of the organization that placed the marker. (Submitted on July 29, 2012, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Former Union Station image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2010
3. Former Union Station
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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