Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
William Allen White
1868 - 1944
Editor and publisher, The Emporia Gazette, 1885-1944, distinguished writer, champion of American ideals, strong defender of Freedom of the Press, leader against alien aggression, this country editor won nation wide influence and was loved and revered as the foremost figure in American journalism.
Presented to the Emporia Gazette February 9, 1949
Erected 1949 by Sigma Delta Chi National Professional Journalistic Fraternity.
Location. 38° 24.266′ N, 96° 10.897′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is on Merchant Street near 6th Street (Kansas Route 50), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on The Emporia Gazette building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 517 Merchant Street, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Emporia (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the "Kanzas News" (about 500 feet away); Kress Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Commemoration of the College of Emporia College of Emporia World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emporia Free Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hovgard Memorial Tower (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Emporia.
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Also see . . .
1. William Allen White. (Submitted on November 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. William Allen White. (Submitted on November 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. The Emporia Gazette. (Submitted on November 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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