Leavenworth in Leavenworth County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Riverfront Community Center
Old Union Depot
— Built in 1888 by James A. McGonigle —
In 1984 V.B. Greenamyre and family gave the building to the City of Leavenworth. In 1985 a bond issue was voted to renovate the building and to build additional facilities. A half cent sales tax was approved to payoff those bonds and support the center.
The Riverfront Community Center is to be used by all the people of Leavenworth and their guests.
Erected 1988 by Leavenworth County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 39° 19.118′ N, 94° 54.56′ W. Marker is in Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Marker is at the intersection of Esplanade Street and Delaware Street, on the left when traveling south on Esplanade Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 South Esplanade Street, Leavenworth KS 66048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leavenworth's Union Depot (here, next to this marker); Law Offices of Sherman, Ewing, and McCook (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Railroad Era General William Tecumseh Sherman (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Bank in Kansas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leavenworth Landing Park (about 400 feet away); The Port of Leavenworth (about 400 feet away); Lincoln at the Planters (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leavenworth.
Also see . . .
1. Riverfront Community Center. (Submitted on May 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Leavenworth County Historical Society. This is the webpage of the organization that placed the marker. (Submitted on July 29, 2012, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.