Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
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Renamed for Ichabod Washburn, the college moved to its present campus in 1874. Where it now bears the name Washburn University of Topeka.
Erected 1957 by Margaret Dunning Chapter, Daughters of American Colonists in honor of their charter members.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 3, 1866.
Location. 39° 2.787′ N, 95° 40.619′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of SW 10th Avenue and SW Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Topeka KS 66612, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. G.A.R. Memorial Building (here, next to this marker); Alfred M. Landon State Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Crime Victims' Rights Tree Kansas Veterans' Memorial (about 500 feet away); Kansas Veterans' Walk (about 500 feet away); The Freedom Tree (about 500 feet away); Governor Landon's Acceptance (about 600 feet away); Charles Curtis (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
Also see . . . Washburn University. (Submitted on June 20, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.