Humboldt in Allen County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
was shot here Oct. 14, 1861, as he tried to remove Union flag.
Location. 37° 48.664′ N, 95° 26.153′ W. Marker is in Humboldt, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street and 9th Street, on the right when traveling east on Bridge Street. Click for map. Marker is about 30 feet west of the water tower on City Square. Marker is in this post office area: Humboldt KS 66748, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 50th Anniversary of Humboldt (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); J. A. Coffey (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sophia Fussman (about 300 feet away); Kate Burnett (about 400 feet away); Abel Secrest (about 400 feet away); Colonel Orlin Thurston (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Humboldt.
Also see . . . History of Humboldt, Kansas. (Submitted on July 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.