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Arkansas City in Cowley County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

1996 Olympic Torch Relay

Arkansas City

 

—Heart of the Flame —

 
1996 Olympic Torch Relay Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
1. 1996 Olympic Torch Relay Marker
Inscription.

May 18, 1996
Torch Bearers
Charles Dow, Local Community Hero
Emily Bergkamp • Michael Goff
Amanda Crouse • Shaunta Lolar
Greg Gann • Trisha Morgan
Jenny Graham • Brooke Snowden
Nick Gilliland • Chad Taylor

100th Anniversary of the Olympic Flame
26th Olympiad
Atlanta, Georgia

Gordon-Piatt Energy Group.
Designer and Manufacturer
of the Olympic Cauldron Burners

 
Location. 37° 4.21′ N, 97° 2.38′ W. Marker is in Arkansas City, Kansas, in Cowley County. Marker is on Summit Street (U.S. 77) north of Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Markers are in Wilson Park. Marker is in this post office area: Arkansas City KS 67005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Korean War Liberty Tree Memorial (here, next to this marker); Santa Fe Locomotive Engine No. 2542 (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Docking (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cherokee Strip (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named The Cherokee Strip (approx. 5
Heart of the Flame Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
2. Heart of the Flame Marker
miles away in Oklahoma); Oklahoma, The Indian State (approx. 5 miles away in Oklahoma); Chilocco Indian School (approx. 5 miles away in Oklahoma); a different marker also named Cherokee Strip (approx. 5.7 miles away in Oklahoma). Click for a list of all markers in Arkansas City.
 
Also see . . .  1996 Atlanta Olympics Torch Relay. (Submitted on October 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Gordon-Piatt Energy Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
3. Gordon-Piatt Energy Group Marker
1996 Olympic Torch Relay Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
4. 1996 Olympic Torch Relay Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 9 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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