Manhattan in Riley County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Riley County Courthouse
in the Romanesque style
Constructed by J.B. Betts of Topeka with
stone carving by David Penny 1905-1907
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Monument contributions by Bayer Stone,
Bayer Construction, and Deggingers' Foundry
Erected by Bayer Stone, Bayer Construction and Deggingers' Foundery.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Notable Buildings.
Location. 39° 10.769′ N, 96° 33.797′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, Kansas, in Riley County. Marker is at the intersection of East Poyntz Avenue and South 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on East Poyntz Avenue. Marker is on the southwest corner of the courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manhattan KS 66502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); The American Veteran (within shouting distance of this marker); Amanda Arnold Arch Damon Runyon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Osage Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Colorado Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Change & Growth (approx. 0.3 miles away); Yuma Street (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Also see . . . Riley County Courthouse National Register Nomination. (Submitted on February 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 4. submitted on February 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on February 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.