Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
L-5 105mm Pack Howitzer
by 2-130 FA KSARNG
Built in Italy and Designed for
Use in Mountainous Terrain
from 1957 to 1984
Crew of 7
Max Range - 10,750 meters
Erected by Museum of the Kansas National Guard.
Location. 38° 56.829′ N, 95° 41.003′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. The marker is on the grounds of the Museum of the Kansas National Guard, at the entrance to Forbes Field. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6700 SW Topeka Boulevard (US Highway 75), Topeka KS 66619, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. UH-1H Huey Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); F-4D Fighter Aircraft (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capital of Kansas (approx. 3.8 miles away); Palm Park (approx. 3.8 miles away); Ichabod Washburn (approx. 6.2 miles away); A "Separate But Equal" School? Monroe School Neighborhood (approx. 6.3 miles away); A Turning Point for Equality (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
More about this marker. Marker is in the military static display area east of the museum.
Also see . . . L-5 Pack Howitzer. (Submitted on March 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.