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Near Studley in Sheridan County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

John Fenton Pratt, Photographer

Cottonwood Ranch State Historic Site

 
 
John Fenton Pratt, Photographer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2017
1. John Fenton Pratt, Photographer Marker
Inscription.  By the 1880s photography had become a popular and accessible hobby. Fent enjoyed photography and captured images of his English friends and family at parties and picnics.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 21.31′ N, 100° 10.394′ 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, overlooking the northwest corner of the ranch house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14432 East US Highway 24, Hoxie KS 67740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Documenting the History of Sheridan County (a few steps from this marker); The Story of the Stones (a few steps from this marker); End of an Era (a few steps from this marker); After the Pratts (a few steps from this marker); Shearing the Sheep (within shouting distance of this marker); Yorkshire Ranching on the High Plains
Marker detail: Picnic at Tom and Elizabeth Pratt’s Residence image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Picnic at Tom and Elizabeth Pratt’s Residence
(within shouting distance of this marker); Washhouse and Yard Fence (within shouting distance of this marker); Pratt Home & Cottonwood Ranch (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 . . .  John Fenton Pratt. John Fenton Pratt captured life on the High Plains and preserved it on glass. Through his love of photography, Pratt documented the mixture of high Victorian style and hard pioneer realities in northwest Kansas over a 50-year span. (Submitted on September 15, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
John Fenton Pratt, Photographer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2017
3. John Fenton Pratt, Photographer Marker
Cottonwood Ranch House (<i>northwest elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2017
4. Cottonwood Ranch House (northwest elevation)
(view from marker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 15, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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