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U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard

 
 
U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
1. U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard Marker
Inscription.
This flagstaff
was the lower foreyard
of the
U.S.S. Constitution
"Old Ironsides"
Launched at Boston October 21-1797

Presented to
Topeka High School
by
The United States Navy
1930

 
Erected 1930 by Topeka School District.
 
Location. 39° 2.946′ N, 95° 41.053′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is on SW Polk Street near SW 10th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker and flagstaff are on the east grounds of Topeka High School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 SW 10th Street, Topeka KS 66612, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Topeka High School World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gem Building (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Charles Curtis (approx. mile away); Devon Apartment Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Capitol Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kansas History (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Governor's Plaque (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kansas Children (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
2. U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard Marker
On ground to left of Topeka High School doorway

1. U.S.S. Constitution. (Submitted on December 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. U.S.S. Constitution. (Submitted on December 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. U.S.S. Constitution Museum. (Submitted on December 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812Waterways & Vessels
 
U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
3. U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard
U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
4. U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard
U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard Deck image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
5. U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard Deck
Bell from U.S.S. Topeka CLG-8 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
6. Bell from U.S.S. Topeka CLG-8
Near the flagstaff
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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