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Humboldt in Allen County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sophia Fussman

 
 
Sophia Fussman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
1. Sophia Fussman Marker
Inscription.

During burning of Humboldt, Sophia Fussman saved valuables on a feather bed thrown down her well.
 
Location. 37° 48.698′ N, 95° 26.202′ W. Marker is in Humboldt, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on 8th Street near Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. 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. J. A. Coffey (here, next to this marker); Abel Secrest (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Orlin Thurston (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldier (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 50th Anniversary of Humboldt (about 400 feet away); Kate Burnett (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 500 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. DisastersSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Sophia Fussman Drawing on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
2. Sophia Fussman Drawing on Marker
Sophia Fussman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
3. Sophia Fussman Marker
Sophia Fussman Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
4. Sophia Fussman Marker
At center, near alley. Looking NE on Bridge St.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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