Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
from 1922 until 2002.
Built as the first campus cafeteria,
the building was occupied by the
Home Economics Department,
now the Department of
Family and Consumer Sciences.
It was dedicated as Chandler Hall
in 1964 to honor the first director
of the department,
Sarah Chandler Hartsock.
Bricks from Chandler Hall and
brass plaques from the building
have been incorporated into
this site marker.
Erected by Pittsburg State University.
Location. 37° 23.45′ N, 94° 42.109′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker can be reached from South Joplin Street 0.1 miles west of East Lindburg Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carney Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Pittsburg State University Gymnasium (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); G.A.R.-W.R.C. Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial Kansas State Teachers College Navy Mark of Commendation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pittsburg State University Veteran's Amphitheater (approx. 0.9 miles away); Immigrant Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Amazon Army (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburg.
More about this marker. This marker is on the main campus of Pittsburg State University - inside the main oval. Parking for visitors Monday through Friday is located north of the football stadium or near Horace-Mann Hall.
Also see . . . Pittsburg State University. Official Link to Pittsburg State University. (Submitted on September 2, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
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