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

Pershing / Prair[i]e Gem School House

District #26, Elk County, Kansas

 

1879 - 1944

 
Pershing / Prairie Gem School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2014
1. Pershing / Prairie Gem School House Marker
Inscription.

Originally located 2 miles
west of Elk Falls
Moved in 2002
by Friends of Elk Falls
Plaque donated in
loving memory of
Edie Baker

 
Erected by Friends of Edie Baker.
 
Location. 37° 22.423′ N, 96° 11.678′ W. Marker is in Elk Falls, Kansas, in Elk County. Marker is at the intersection of 11th Street and Montgomery Street, on the left when traveling south on 11th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elk Falls KS 67345, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prudence Crandall (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Prudence Crandall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elk Falls Pratt Truss Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away); Howard Bells (approx. 7.7 miles away); Benjamin F. Hobbs (approx. 9.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Elk County Schools in Cutler's History of Kansas (1883). (Submitted on November 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Pershing / Prairie Gem School House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2014
2. Pershing / Prairie Gem School House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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