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Holton in Jackson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Livestock Water Trough

 
 
Livestock Water Trough Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
1. Livestock Water Trough Marker
Inscription.

This hand-carved boulder was used by the Snyder family to water livestock in Jackson County, Kansas. The rock was moved seveal times and was last located at the home of Delmer Snyder in Holton.

Donated to the City of Holton in his memory.
 
Erected by the Snyder Family.
 
Location. 39° 27.75′ N, 95° 44.345′ W. Marker is in Holton, Kansas, in Jackson County. Marker is on Iowa Avenue south of 4th Street (Kansas Highway 116), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is north of the tennis courts in Linscott Park. Marker is in this post office area: Holton KS 66436, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Company E, 137th Infantry Regt, 35th Infantry Div (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson County Courthouse Horse Water Trough (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward D. Holton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Jim Lane (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of the Spurs (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Wetmore Calaboose (approx. 12.4 miles away); Don Clarence Rising (approx. 12.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Holton.
 
Categories. AgricultureAnimalsMan-Made Features
 
Livestock Water Trough and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
2. Livestock Water Trough and Marker
Livestock Water Trough and Otto's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
3. Livestock Water Trough and Otto's Grave Marker
Otto's Grave Marker & Burial Site image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
4. Otto's Grave Marker & Burial Site
Otto (1886-1909) was a favorite horse of Holton banker
Shepard Keene Linscott, namesake of Linscott Park.
Linscott Park Sign on 4th Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
5. Linscott Park Sign on 4th Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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