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

Frank R. Firth

 
 
Frank R. Firth Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
1. Frank R. Firth Monument
Inscription.
Born in Leicester, Mass.
May 25, 1847
Died June 19, 1872
from the effect of a
railway accident.

Faithful unto death

Wisdom is the gray hair unto men
and an unspotted life is old age.

Erected by the men in the
service of the Atchison and
Nebraska Rail Road Co. in
memory of their beloved and
respected superintendent.

 
Erected by the Men of the Atchison and Nebraska Railroad.
 
Location. 39° 32.429′ N, 95° 8.619′ W. Marker is in Atchison, Kansas, in Atchison County. Click for map. Monument is in Mount Vernon Cemetery, off Rawlins Road, south of 272nd Road. Marker is in this post office area: Atchison KS 66002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Alexander Martin (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Astronauts of the Shuttle Columbia (approx. 0.7 miles away); Atchison (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mount Saint Scholastica Monastery (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Bridge Over 4th of July 1804 Creek
Frank R. Firth Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
2. Frank R. Firth Monument
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Birthplace of the Santa Fe Railway Company (approx. 1.6 miles away); 4th of July, 1804 Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atchison.
 
Also see . . .  Firth (Nebraska) Namesake Commemorated. (Submitted on October 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Frank R. Firth Monument Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
3. Frank R. Firth Monument Inscription
Frank R. Firth Monument Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
4. Frank R. Firth Monument Inscription
Frank R. Firth Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
5. Frank R. Firth Monument
Looking north
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   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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