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Caney in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Richard Colbert Mason

Engineer ∑ Scientist ∑ Inventor

 
 
Richard Colbert Mason Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
1. Richard Colbert Mason Marker
Inscription.

Library registered of 19 United States Patents, Inventor of many devises [sic] for the oil industry. Engineer for the U.S.A. during the World War-2. He conceived the idea of Christís statue atop Devils Tower which he dedicated to the Christian World and his Mother. So little he gave for so much he received; Love, Honor, Friend, God. Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men
 
Location. 37° 1.041′ N, 95° 55.771′ W. Marker is in Caney, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker is in Sunny Side Cemetery, along the main entrance road about 500 feet north of Taylor Avenue. McGee Street (US Hwy 75) runs along the eastern boundary of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Caney KS 67333, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Richard C. Mason (here, next to this marker); Jappa Mason (here, next to this marker); “Walking Stick” Cannon (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caney War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Black Dog Trail Campsite (approx. 0.4 miles away); George H. Wark 1878 - 1974 (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Caney.
 
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Richard Colbert Mason Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
2. Richard Colbert Mason Marker
Captain Richard C. Mason Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Captain Richard C. Mason Family Plot
Looking southeast, with McGee Street (US Hwy 75) in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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