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Burlington in Coffey County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Burlington, Kansas

From A Campground To A City

 
 
Burlington, Kansas Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
1. Burlington, Kansas Mural
Inscription.
Restoration Capital and
Pressed Metal Ceiling Capital
of Kansas

Centennial 1857-1957
Sesquicentennial 1857-2007
Bi-Centennial 1857-2057

Fernando Augustus Atherly
1835 - 1904
First Mayor of Burlington
Elected 1870

Amarette Griffith Atherly
1833 - 1926
First Lady of Burlington
1870
 
Location. 38° 11.73′ N, 95° 44.205′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Kansas, in Coffey County. Marker is at the intersection of Hudson Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east on Hudson Street. Click for map. Mural is on the north facade of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 North 3rd Street, Burlington KS 66839, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Coffey County Republican (about 400 feet away); Coffey County Veterans Memorial Park (about 600 feet away); Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coffey County, Kansas (approx. mile away); Coffey County Fairgrounds
Burlington, Kansas Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
2. Burlington, Kansas Mural
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Coffey County Fair (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lieut. William Fitzsimons (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burlington.
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Burlington, Kansas. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Coffey County Historical Society and Museum. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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