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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Cyrus K. Holliday

1826 - 1900

 

—Pioneer And Builder —

 
Cyrus K. Holliday Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
1. Cyrus K. Holliday Marker
Inscription. Founder and Mayor of Topeka. Influenced the selection of this city as the capital of Kansas. Organized the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company, obtained the original charter in the year 1859. Promoted the early development of Kansas and the entire Southwest.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway marker series.
 
Location. 39° 2.713′ N, 95° 41.247′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is on SW Taylor Street north of SW Huntoon Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Holliday Park. Marker is in this post office area: Topeka KS 66612, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Devon Apartment Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Charles Curtis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Topeka High School World War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gem Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Capitol Building (approx. half a mile away); Kansas History (approx. half a mile away); The Governor's Plaque (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
Cyrus K. Holliday Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
2. Cyrus K. Holliday Marker
1. Cyrus K. Holliday at Kansapedia. (Submitted on March 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cyrus K. Holliday. (Submitted on March 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The History of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. (Submitted on March 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Cyrus K. Holliday Monument in Holliday Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
3. Cyrus K. Holliday Monument in Holliday Park
Cyrus K. Holliday Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
4. Cyrus K. Holliday Grave Marker
In Topeka Cemetery
Cyrus K. Holliday Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
5. Cyrus K. Holliday Grave Marker
In Topeka Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 20 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 21, 2016.
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