Cawker City in Mitchell County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Homestead of J. Gledhill
1871 - 1920
1874 - 1894
Erected 1939 by A. E. Gledhill.
Location. 39° 30.556′ N, 98° 26.017′ W. Marker is in Cawker City, Kansas, in Mitchell County. Marker is on Wisconsin Avenue (U.S. 24) near Lake Drive, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker has been moved from its original location. Marker is in this post office area: Cawker City KS 67430, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine (here, next to this marker); Waconda (Great Spirit Spring) (approx. 2.7 miles away); Waconda Springs / Glen Elder State Park (approx. 4.9 miles away); Sod and Stubble (approx. 5.8 miles away); Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Founding of Downs, Kansas (approx. 5.9 miles away); Memorial Hall (approx. 5.9 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cawker City.
More about this marker. "In 1939 A. E. Gledhill placed a stone marker on the homestead of Joseph Gledhill, in southeast Smith county, commemorating the settlement
Also see . . .
1. Historical Twelve Mile Valley Information. (Submitted on August 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. The Glenhill Family of England and Kansas. (Submitted on August 31, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.