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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Ichabod Washburn

1798-1868

 
 
Ichabod Washburn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. Ichabod Washburn Marker
Inscription.  Innovative businessman, fervent Congregationalist, abolitionist and philanthropist, Ichobad Washburn is the generous benefactor from Massachusetts after whom Washburn University is named.
 
Erected 2015 by Washburn University's Sesquicentennial Celebration.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RREducation.
 
Location. 39° 2.102′ N, 95° 42.128′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker and statue is located in front of the University Bookstore. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka KS 66621, 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. Chandler Library Pavilion (approx. one mile away); Cyrus K. Holliday (approx. 1.1 miles away); Devon Apartment Building (approx. 1.1 miles away); Home of Charles Curtis (approx. 1.3 miles away); Topeka High School World War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard
Ichabod Washburn Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Ichabod Washburn Marker and Statue
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Gem Building (approx. 1.4 miles away); Monroe School Neighborhood (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ichabod Washburn. Wikipedia (Submitted on June 21, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Washburn University. (Submitted on June 21, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Ichabod Washburn Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
3. Ichabod Washburn Marker and Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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