Abilene in Dickinson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Site of First Settlers’ Home
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy F. Hersey
Birthplace of Abilene's
first white child.
A station on the
Overland and Butterfield Stage Lines
Mrs. Hersey named the town Abilene
Erected 1931 by Abilene Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 38° 54.924′ N, 97° 13.405′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Kansas, in Dickinson County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and Vine Street, on the right when traveling west on 1st Street. Click for map. Marker is adjacent to the Lebold Mansion. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 North Vine Street, Abilene KS 67410, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C. H. Lebold Mansion (here, next to this marker); J. E. Johntz Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Texas Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hotel Sunflower (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Grand Army of the Republic (approx. 0.4 miles away); D. G. Smith Building United Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Abilene.
Also see . . . Abilene, Kansas, in Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 15, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Settlements & Settlers •
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