Near Valley Falls in Jefferson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Battle of Hickory Point
At his family's farm home one-fourth mile west of this marker artist John Steuart Curry (1897-1946) was born and spent his boyhood years. In 1940 he painted his famed murals in the Kansas statehouse at Topeka.
Erected by State Historical Society and State Highway Commission. (Marker Number 13.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas Historical Society marker series.
Location. 39° 18.203′ Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valley Falls KS 66088, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis Allison Curry, M. D. (approx. 2.8 miles away); John Steuart Curry Boyhood Home (approx. 6.2 miles away); Winchester Jail (approx. 6.2 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 6.2 miles away); Reynolds Store (approx. 6.2 miles away); Ozawkie Mill Grinding Wheel (approx. 6.2 miles away); Tibbott School Building - Dist. No. 54 (approx. 6.2 miles away); Kilgour School Building - Dist. No. 72 (approx. 6.2 miles away).
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