Near Studley in Sheridan County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Washhouse and Yard Fence
Cottonwood Ranch State Historic Site
The Pratt's washhouse — the only structure on this site that was built on a foundation. Its walls form an underlying cellar.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 39° 21.304′ N, 100° 10.368′ W. Marker is near Studley, Kansas, in Sheridan County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 24 east of Road 140E, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located on the Cottonwood Ranch State Historic Site grounds, near the northeast corner of the ranch house, overlooking the subject washhouse. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stained Glass Windows (here, next to this marker); The Pratt Family (a few steps from this marker); Yorkshire Ranching on the High Plains (a few steps from this marker); Windmill and Water Cistern (a few steps from this marker); The Story of the Stones (a few steps from this marker); Pratt Home & Cottonwood Ranch (within shouting distance of this marker); Working and Living Spaces (within shouting distance of this marker); East Shed (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Studley.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Cottonwood Ranch State Historic Site
Also see . . .
1. Cottonwood Ranch. In its earliest days the ranch consisted of the stone house and at least one outbuilding of sod, which was used as a stable. (Submitted on September 14, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Cottonwood Ranch, Sheridan County, Kansas. In the late 1880s a wing with a parlor and a bedroom was added to the west end, and in the 1890s a kitchen and bedroom were built on the east end. The resulting symmetrical plan was reminiscent of the much larger two-story houses of the wealthier farmers (Submitted on September 14, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 14, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.