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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House

 
 
Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House DAR Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2011
1. Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House DAR Marker
Inscription.

This house built 1894
by widow of
Preston B. Plumb
a founder of Emporia.
Later given to Emporia Y.W.C.A.
by daughters
Mary, Ruth, Caroline.
——————
Senator Preston B. Plumb
and Carrie S. Plumb House
Built c. 1894
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
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This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Circa 1895

 
Erected 1976 by Emporia Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 24.31′ N, 96° 10.599′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Avenue (U.S. 50) and Union Street, on the left when traveling east on 6th Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 224 East 6th Avenue, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Plumb House NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2011
2. Plumb House NRHP Marker
distance of this marker. Emporia Free Library (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Commemoration of the College of Emporia (about 400 feet away); College of Emporia World Wars Memorial (about 400 feet away); Site of the "Kanzas News" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kress Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emporia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. mile away); William Allen White (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Emporia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House National Register Nomination. (Submitted on November 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Preston Bierce Plumb. (Submitted on November 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Plumb House NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2011
3. Plumb House NRHP Marker
Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2011
4. Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House
Looking northwest
Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2011
5. Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House
Looking northeast
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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