Ottawa in Franklin County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Company K, 20th Regiment Kansas Volunteers
20th Reg't Kan. Vol.
in appreciation of their
Gallantry and Patriotism
in the Philippine Islands
1898 - 1899
This gateway was erected by
the Citizens of Franklin County
Erected by the Citizens of Franklin County.
Location. 38° 37.272′ N, 95° 16.321′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Kansas, in Franklin County. Marker is on Locust Street north of Tecumseh Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the gateway entrance to Forest Park. Marker is in this post office area: Ottawa KS 66067, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Depot Museum (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Old Depot Museum (about 700 feet away); 1951 Marais des Cygnes Flood High-Water Line (about 700 feet away); Marais de Cygnes River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Main Street, 200 Block South (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shepherd & McQuesten Building Pickrell Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Down Town Ottawa Historic District (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Ottawa.
Also see . . .
1. A Brief History of the 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry. (Submitted on June 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Spanish-American War at Kansapedia. (Submitted on June 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. The fighting Twentieth: History and official souvenir of the Twentieth Kansas Regiment. (Submitted on June 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 153 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.