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Jamestown in Stutsman County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Alton Klaus

 
 
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 24, 2017
1. Alton Klaus Marker
Inscription.  

The Heirs of
Alton Klaus
A public spirited citizen
Known as
The Father of Jamestown
Have given this park to the public for purposes of recreation and enjoyment.
A.D. 1907


 
Erected 1907.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 46° 54.304′ N, 98° 42.993′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, North Dakota, in Stutsman County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street Southwest and 5th Ave SW, on the right when traveling east on 4th Street Southwest. Marker is at the entrance to Klaus Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pierre SD 57501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Where the Two Rivers Meet (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hansen Arts Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Celebration of the Two Hundredth Year Birthday of the United States of America, 1976 (approx. half a mile away); Fort Seward (approx. half a mile
Alton Klaus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 24, 2017
2. Alton Klaus Marker
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away); Fort William H. Seward (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Seward (approx. 0.6 miles away); Model 1861 8" Siege Howitzer (approx. 0.6 miles away); World's Largest Buffalo (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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