Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Council Grove in Morris County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Field School

District 54

— 1902 —

 
 
Field School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Field School Marker
Inscription.  
The Field schoolhouse was originally located 8 miles South of Council Grove, and was moved to this site in 1999. It remains virtually unchanged since 1902, except for the enclosure of a portion of the porch in 1939. The school closed after the 1945-46 school term.
 
Erected by Council Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1999.
 
Location. 38° 39.496′ N, 96° 29.947′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on the grounds of the Terwilliger House, 803 West Main Street (US Route 56). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Council Grove KS 66846, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Atkinson Log House (a few steps from this marker); Baker's Food Market (a few steps from this marker); Maple Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (within shouting
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
distance of this marker); a different marker also named Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenwood Cemetery Wall (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .  8 Wonders of Kansas History: Council Grove, Santa Fe Trail National Historic Landmark. Kansas Sampler Foundation website entry (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Field School and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Field School and Marker
Field School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
3. Field School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=45403

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Apr. 23, 2024