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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Garfield School Bell

 
 
Garfield School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
1. Garfield School Bell Marker
Inscription.  
Commemorative of the
Garfield School Building
1880 1916

McShane Bell Foundry
Henry McShane & Co.
Baltimore, Md.
1881

Emporia High School 1880
[cornerstone]


 
Erected by Garfield School Alumni and Students.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list.
 
Location. 38° 25.208′ N, 96° 13.407′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is on 18th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Memorial is on the grounds of Emporia High School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3302 West 18th Avenue, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prairie Passages (approx. 0.9 miles away); John B. Anderson Memorial Library (approx. 1.6 miles away); World War II Memorial at St. Catherine's Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Corky
Garfield School Bell Foundry Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
2. Garfield School Bell Foundry Mark
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Hovgard Memorial Tower (approx. 2.4 miles away); "Our Flag Was Still There…" (approx. 2.4 miles away); White Memorial Park (approx. 2˝ miles away); William Allen White (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Also see . . .
1. "School Block" Article at The Emporia Gazette. (Submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. McShane Bell Foundry Overview. (Submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Former Emporia High School Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
3. Former Emporia High School Cornerstone
Garfield School Bell Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
4. Garfield School Bell Memorial
At Emporia High School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on August 18, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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