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Horton in Brown County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Horton Civic Center

[Brown County Fairgrounds]

 
 
Horton Civic Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
1. Horton Civic Center Marker
Inscription.
WPA & City of Horton Project
1937 - 1939

City Engineer: Harve Lingo
Foreman: Shelton Boyd

"Built From Locally Quarried Limestone"

Erected by
Works Progress Administration
and
City of Horton
AD1938

 
Erected by City of Horton.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 39° 39.537′ N, 95° 31.736′ W. Marker is in Horton, Kansas, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street and 1st Avenue West, on the left when traveling west on 7th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Horton KS 66439, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First REA Project in Kansas (approx. mile away); "Four Horsemen of the Lines" (approx. 0.8 miles away); School Bell - 1886 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Honnell - Means Honor Garden (approx. 5.7 miles away); Everest Honor Garden (approx. 5.7 miles away); Everest 125th Anniversary
Horton Civic Center WPA Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
2. Horton Civic Center WPA Marker
(approx. 5.7 miles away); Prairie Flower Garden (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Founders of Everest (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Horton.
 
Also see . . .  City of Horton, Kansas Official Website. (Submitted on March 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Horton Civic Center WPA Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
3. Horton Civic Center WPA Marker
On wall between doors
Horton Civic Center and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
4. Horton Civic Center and Marker
Horton Civic Center image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
5. Horton Civic Center
Horton Civic Center Limestone Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
6. Horton Civic Center Limestone Wall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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