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

Everest 125th Anniversary

May 1, 1882

 
 
Everest 125th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
1. Everest 125th Anniversary Marker
Inscription.

125 years ago Everest was established when Edwin Sandison acquired a tract of land along the new Missouri Pacific Railroad right-of-way. The town was named after Col. Aaron S. Everest who projected the railroad extension connecting Atchison and Omaha. Due to the railroad, businesses and trades moved into the new settlement and a community was born.

Placed this 7th day of July, 2007 by the Everest Chamber of Commerce

Donated by the Stresscrete Group
 
Erected 2007 by Everest Chamber of Commerce and the Stresscrete Group.
 
Location. 39° 40.603′ N, 95° 25.457′ W. Marker is in Everest, Kansas, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Cedar Street, on the right when traveling north on 5th Street. Click for map. Marker is in the Community Park and Honor Garden. Marker is in this post office area: Everest KS 66424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prairie Flower Garden (here, next to this marker); The Founders of Everest (here, next to this marker); Everest Honor Garden (a few steps from this marker); Honnell - Means Honor Garden
Everest 125th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
2. Everest 125th Anniversary Marker
On left bench
(a few steps from this marker); The "Three Amigos" Tree (a few steps from this marker); School Bell - 1886 (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); First REA Project in Kansas (approx. 5.1 miles away); "Four Horsemen of the Lines" (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Everest.
 
Also see . . .  Brown County, Kansas in Cutler's History (1883). (Submitted on October 12, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers
 
Missouri Pacific Railroad Caboose in Community Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
3. Missouri Pacific Railroad Caboose in Community Park
Irvin George Sloan Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
4. Irvin George Sloan Marker
Adjacent to the MoPac Caboose in the Community Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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