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

Documenting the History of Sheridan County

Cottonwood Ranch State Historic Site

 
 
Documenting the History of Sheridan County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2017
1. Documenting the History of Sheridan County Marker
Inscription.  Fent's photos depict Studley and other nearby communities as they entered the 20th century, showing the planting of trees, the conversion of sod schools to frame structures, and the replacement of horses by automobiles.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 21.305′ N, 100° 10.397′ 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. End of an Era (here, next to this marker); John Fenton Pratt, Photographer (a few steps from this marker); After the Pratts (a few steps from this marker); The Story of the Stones (a few steps from this marker); Shearing the Sheep (within shouting distance of this marker); Pratt Home & Cottonwood Ranch
Marker detail: The Studley Nine image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: The Studley Nine
The Studley Nine baseball team played on the Pratt's ball field to the west of the house.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Washhouse and Yard Fence (within shouting distance of this marker); Stained Glass Windows (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. With surprising clarity, Fent’s photographs captured moments in time from the families of Sheridan County. Fent often featured his beloved English cottage in his photographs, which came to be known as Cottonwood Ranch. Fent photographed English friends and family at parties and picnics. (Submitted on September 15, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Marker detail: Pratt’s Pond image. Click for full size.
3. Marker detail: Pratt’s Pond
Tom Pratt and Charlie Foster boating on Pratt's pond. Foster homesteaded near the Pratts and had known them in England.
Documenting the History of Sheridan County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2017
4. Documenting the History of Sheridan County Marker
(ranch house in background)
 
 
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 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 15, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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