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

Colonel Orlin Thurston

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
1. Colonel Thurston Marker
Inscription.

Commanded Allen County Troops
Found dying Secrest

Saw Mill Owner. State Senator.
Founded Newspaper.
Abolitionist.

 
Location. 37° 48.705′ N, 95° 26.218′ W. Marker is in Humboldt, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on 8th Street near Bridge Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 North 8th Street, Humboldt KS 66748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abel Secrest (here, next to this marker); Sophia Fussman (within shouting distance of this marker); J. A. Coffey (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Soldier (about 400 feet away); Kate Burnett (about 400 feet away); 50th Anniversary of Humboldt (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Humboldt.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. ..the relationship, study marker shown...dying Secrest
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Humboldt, Kansas. (Submitted on July 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sketches of Early History In the Settlement of Humboldt and Allen County (1918)
Colonel Thurston Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
2. Colonel Thurston Marker
. (Submitted on July 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Colonel Thurston Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
3. Colonel Thurston Marker
Colonel Thurston Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
4. Colonel Thurston Marker
Looking NW along 8th Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 19 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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