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Lecompton in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lane University

1865-1902

 
 
Lane University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
1. Lane University Marker
Inscription.  
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States Department
of the Interior

Rededicated 1982
The Lecompton
Historical Society

 
Erected 1982 by The Lecompton Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1982.
 
Location. 39° 2.683′ N, 95° 23.5′ W. Marker is in Lecompton, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker can be reached from Boone Street north of County Road 1023, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located at the Territorial Capital museum building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lecompton KS 66050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lecompton Constitution Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sheriff Samuel J. Jones (approx. 0.2 miles away); Democratic Headquarters (approx. Ό mile away); Kansa Indians (approx. 3 miles away); Lecompton (approx. 3½ miles away); Coon Point (approx. 3½ miles away);
Lane University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
2. Lane University Marker
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First United Brethren in Christ Church in Kansas (approx. 5.4 miles away); Purple Heart Trail in Kansas (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lecompton.
 
Lane University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
3. Lane University
Lane University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
4. Lane University
Historical photo inside the museum.
Territorial Capital image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
5. Territorial Capital
This is what the building was supposed to look like if it had been finished as the Territorial Capitol of Kansas.
Lane University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
6. Lane University
A painting hanging in the chapel room of the Lane University/Territorial Capital museum building.
Lane University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
7. Lane University
Description of the painting.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 614 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 10, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022