Galena in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Route 66 Howard 'Pappy' Litch Park
Welcome To Galena Kansas
For many years, a large garage/service station stood at this location. The owner, Howard "Pappy” Litch, was an avid Galena historian. "Pappy” spent much of his life promoting his hometown and saving its history. To honor him for his lifetime of dedication to his hometown, the city built this park. On the exact location his garage once stood.
It is not only a place to remember “Pappy", but also a gathering place for the community and the many travelers of the Mother Road.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 37° 4.568′ N, 94° 38.361′ W. Marker is in Galena, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West 5th Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 505 S Main St, Galena KS 66739, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Galena, Kansas (here, next to this marker); Galena Growth And Change (a few steps from this marker); Welcome To GalenaGalena Chamber of Commerce, Galena, Kansas (within shouting distance of this marker); Mining And Its Impacts (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Kansas Ozarks (approx. 2.3 miles away); Land's Legacy (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galena.
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