Franklin in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Franklin Community Park Sign
Built October, 2005
Constructed by John Nepote with help of Ray Hamblin, Melvin Patrick and a host of friends and volunteers. Historic artifacts (Angels and Sacred Heart) are from St. Philip Neri Catholic Church which was located in Franklin from 1915-2004. The artifacts were donated by the Toschi/Pitts Family.
Built October, 2005
Erected 2005 by Town of Franklin and Concerned Citizens.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 2005.
Location. 37° 31.367′ N, 94° 42.291′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street (Business U.S. 69) and 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on Broadway Street. Marker is at Franklin Community Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin KS 66735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William B. and Athlyn C. Pritchett (a few steps from this marker); Trolley / Street Car Rails (a few steps from this marker); Franklin - Arma SidewalkFranklin Grade School and Playground (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin School Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Sidewalk (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Bell from St. Philip Neri Catholic Church (about 700 feet away); Dragline Bucket (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Regarding Franklin Community Park Sign. Franklin, Kansas, was decimated on May 4, 2003, when a tornado rolled through the heart of the town.
Also see . . .
1. St. Philip Neri Church History. (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Franklin, Kansas. (Submitted on October 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 698 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.