Franklin in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Franklin - Arma Sidewalk
Franklin Sidewalk placed on National Historic Register March 16, 2007.
Erected by Town of Franklin and Concerned Citizens.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1946.
Location. 37° 31.369′ N, 94° 42.279′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is on 5th Street near Broadway Street (Business U.S. 69), on the right when traveling east. Marker is in 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 Community Park Sign (a few steps from this marker); Franklin Grade School and Playground (a few steps from 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 Dragline Bucket (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Regarding Franklin - Arma Sidewalk. Guinness World Record Holder - Longest sidewalk connecting two towns
Franklin, Kansas, was decimated on May 4, 2003, when a tornado rolled through the heart of the town.
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Also see . . .
1. Franklin-Arma Sidewalk. Kansapedia website entry (Submitted on May 20, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Franklin, Kansas. Legends of Kansas website entry (Submitted on May 20, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 780 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on October 9, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.