Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Hovgard Memorial Tower
This memorial tower is erected in honor of Christopher L. Hovgard D. D., distinguished Danish-born pastor whose wise counsel and courageous life have forever enriched the communities he served throughout Kansas. Beloved minister of this church from 1924 to 1933.
Erected by First United Methodist Church.
Location. 38° 24.496′ N, 96° 10.897′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is on Merchant Street near 9th Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 823 Merchant Street, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kress Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Our Flag Was Still There..." (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the "Kanzas News" (approx. ¼ mile away); White Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Emporia (approx. ¼ mile away); William Allen White (approx. ¼ mile away); In Commemoration of the College of Emporia (approx. 0.3 miles away); College of Emporia World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Emporia.
Also see . . . Emporia First United Methodist Church. (Submitted on November 23, 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 192 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.