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

John Brown of Kansas

 
 
John Brown of Kansas Marker image. Click for full size.
1. John Brown of Kansas Marker
Inscription.
Erected May 9, 1935
by
The Woman's
Relief Corps

Department of Kansas
Auxiliary to the
Grand Army

"John Brown
of Kansas
He dared begin
He lost
But losing won"
                    Eugene N. Ware

 
Erected 1935 by The Woman's Relief Corps, Department of Kansas (Auxiliary to the Grand Army).
 
Location. 38° 29.878′ N, 94° 57.537′ W. Marker is in Osawatomie, Kansas, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of 10th Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on 10th Street. Click for map. In John Brown Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Osawatomie KS 66064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Battle of Osawatomie (within shouting distance of this marker); John Brown Battleground (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Osawatomie (within shouting distance of this marker); John Brown Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); T. B. Williams and J. B. Remington (about 300 feet away,
Captain John Brown, 1800-1859 image. Click for full size.
2. Captain John Brown, 1800-1859
measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Osawatomie (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Osawatomie (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Osawatomie (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Osawatomie.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kansas State Historical Society, John Brown State Historic Site. (Submitted on December 23, 2007, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. John Brown's Holy War. PBS American Experience documentary about John Brown. Includes much background material. (Submitted on December 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. John Brown Country. (Submitted on December 23, 2007, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Battle of Osawatomie. (Submitted on December 23, 2007, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Bleeding Kansas
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
John Brown Statue and Museum, image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 1992
3. John Brown Statue and Museum,
John Brown Memorial Park, Osawatomie, Kansas
Mural of John Brown displayed in Kansas State Capitol Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, June 1996
4. Mural of John Brown displayed in Kansas State Capitol Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,219 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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