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Governor Landon's Acceptance

 
 
Governor Landon's Acceptance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
1. Governor Landon's Acceptance Marker
Inscription.  

From this landing
on July 23, 1936, at 8:31 p.m.,
Governor Alf M. Landon
of Kansas 1933-1937 accepted
the Republican nomination for
President of the United States

 
Erected by State of Kansas.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1814.
 
Location. 39° 2.857′ N, 95° 40.694′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is on the landing at the top of the steps leading to the Kansas State Capitol southwest entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka KS 66612, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Curtis (here, next to this marker); Kansas Veterans' Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); The Freedom Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Crime Victims' Rights Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Kansas Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Capitol Building
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kansas History (about 300 feet away); The Governor's Plaque (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
1. State of Kansas Official Website. (Submitted on September 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alf Landon. (Submitted on September 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Poll That Changed Polling. (Submitted on September 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Alf M. Landon as Leader of the Republican Opposition, 1937-1940. (Submitted on September 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Alfred M. Landon. (Submitted on September 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Governor Landon's Acceptance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
2. Governor Landon's Acceptance Marker
On landing, at right foreground. Looking SSW.
Governor Landon's Acceptance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
3. Governor Landon's Acceptance Marker
On landing, at right of photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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