Halstead in Harvey County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
gift of Andrew Carnegie
to the People of Halstead
In honor of all the volunteers
who helped during the
1993 Floods in Halstead.
Thank you to all
who assisted in so many ways.
Neighbor helping neighbor
is what makes Halstead a
caring and special place to live.
Presented by the
Halstead Chamber of Commerce
August 14, 1993
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
Location. 38° 0.197′ N, 97° 30.345′ W. Marker is in Halstead, Kansas, in Harvey County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 264 Main Street, Halstead KS 67056, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Hardware Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sweezy House (about 400 feet away); War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles Halstead Santa Fe Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lt. Eldo "Pop" Steele (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scout Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Horse and Buggy Doctor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Halstead.
Regarding Carnegie Library. The 1917 Halstead Carnegie Library was apparently torn down in the early 1970s to make way for a new public library.
Also see . . .
1. Halstead Public Library. (Submitted on March 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Carnegie Libraries: The Future Made Bright. (Submitted on March 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries. (Submitted on March 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
4. Photo of Halstead Carnegie Library. (Submitted on March 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Education •
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