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

Chandler Library Pavilion

 
 
Chandler Library Pavilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 24, 2014
1. Chandler Library Pavilion Marker
Inscription.

Shawnee County Courthouse
1895 - 1965

"We are made wise not by
the recollections of our past
but by the responsibility
for our future."

George Bernard Shaw

Dedicated September 11, 2004
[Imprint of the former courthouse]

 
Erected 2004 by Anderson Chandler, Shawnee County, et al.
 
Location. 39° 2.961′ N, 95° 41.795′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is on SW Washburn Avenue south of 11th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The Pavilion in is a small triangular park south by SW 11th Street, SW Washburn Avenue, and SW Horne Street. Marker is in this post office area: Topeka KS 66604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Devon Apartment Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cyrus K. Holliday (approx. 0.6 miles away); Topeka High School World War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gem Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); Home of Charles Curtis
Chandler Library Pavilion and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 24, 2014
2. Chandler Library Pavilion and Marker
Public library through arch in distance
(approx. 0.8 miles away); St. John AME Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Capitol Building (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .  Photo of Shawnee County Courthouse, Razed 1965. (Submitted on March 28, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationMan-Made Features
 
Chandler Library Pavilion image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 24, 2014
3. Chandler Library Pavilion
Looking south
Chandler Library Pavilion Carved Stone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 24, 2014
4. Chandler Library Pavilion Carved Stone
From razed Shawnee County Courthouse
Chandler Library Pavilion Grotesque image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 24, 2014
5. Chandler Library Pavilion Grotesque
From razed Shawnee County Courthouse
Chandler Library Pavilion Grotesque image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 24, 2014
6. Chandler Library Pavilion Grotesque
From razed Shawnee County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 294 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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