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Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell

 
 
Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
1. Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell Marker
Inscription.
Mrs. S.A. Stoddard, 1872
Frank Thompson, 1990


The Mite Society of the
First Presbyterian Church
presented this bell in 1872
in memory of Mrs. S.A. Stoddard,
wife of the first pastor.
This historic church bell
was erected in the courtyard
in November 1990 in memory of
Frank Thompson through gifts
by friends and his wife, Lucy.

 
Erected 1990 by Lucy Thompson and Friends.
 
Location. 37° 13.303′ N, 95° 42.254′ W. Marker is in Independence, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Maple Street, on the right when traveling south on 5th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 South 5th Street, Independence KS 67301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.4 miles away); F-100F Super Sabre (approx. one mile away); A. C. Stich Memorial (approx. one mile away); Kayo's Boys (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Night Game in Organized Baseball (approx.
Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
2. Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell and Marker
1.2 miles away but has been reported missing); United Spanish War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .  History of First Presbyterian Church, Independence KS. (Submitted on November 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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First Presbyterian Church Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
3. First Presbyterian Church Cornerstone
First Presbyterian Church, Independence KS image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
4. First Presbyterian Church, Independence KS
First Presbyterian Church, Independence KS image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 18, 2011
5. First Presbyterian Church, Independence KS
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 10 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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