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Council Grove in Morris County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Greenwood Cemetery Wall

1871

 

—Philomathian Heritage Plaque —

 
Greenwood Cemetery Wall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Greenwood Cemetery Wall Marker
Inscription.
The wall was built primarily because of the controversy between Council Grove and Parkerville and their fight to secure the permanent location for the county seat.

Jobs were created by both towns and workers were imported to swell the number of eligible voters.
 
Erected by G. F. W. C. Philomathian Club.
 
Location. 38° 39.492′ N, 96° 30.065′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 56) near Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Council Grove KS 66846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Field School (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atkinson Log House (about 600 feet away); Maple Camp (about 600 feet away); Baker's Food Market (about 600 feet away); Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin (about 600 feet away); Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House (about 700 feet away); Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Greenwood Cemetery Wall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Greenwood Cemetery Wall Marker

2. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Greenwood Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
3. Greenwood Cemetery Entrance
Greenwood Cemetery Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
4. Greenwood Cemetery Wall
Looking west
Santa Fe Trail Monument Near Greenwood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
5. Santa Fe Trail Monument Near Greenwood Cemetery
Santa Fe Trail Monument Near Greenwood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
6. Santa Fe Trail Monument Near Greenwood Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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