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Overland Park in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

William B. Strang, Jr.

1857 - 1921

 
 
William B. Strang, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 1, 2013
1. William B. Strang, Jr. Marker
Inscription.

Founder of Overland Park
1906

Sculpture by Kwan Wu

Dedicated May 20, 2006

 
Erected 2006 by the City of Overland Park, Overland Park Heritage Foundation, Johnson County Commissioners, & Others.
 
Location. 38° 59.031′ N, 94° 40.332′ W. Marker is in Overland Park, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is at the intersection of Santa Fe Trail Drive and 80th Street, on the right when traveling south on Santa Fe Trail Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Overland Park KS 66204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A. M. Wood Buildings (a few steps from this marker); Voights Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilson-Weldon Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Conser Store & Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); A Day on the Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Two Ways West from Westport (within shouting distance of this marker); "A Day on the Trail" (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Overland Park.
 
Also see . . .
William B. Strang, Jr. Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 1, 2013
2. William B. Strang, Jr. Monument

1. City of Overland Park, Kansas. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. William B. Strang, Jr. Photo. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Downtown Overland Park KS. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Strang Collection at Kansas City Public Library. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Overland Park Historical Society KS. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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William B. Strang, Jr. Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 1, 2013
3. William B. Strang, Jr. Statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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