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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hovgard Memorial Tower

 
 
Hovgard Memorial Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
1. Hovgard Memorial Tower Marker
Inscription.  
This memorial tower is erected in honor of Christopher L. Hovgard D. D., distinguished Danish-born pastor whose wise counsel and courageous life have forever enriched the communities he served throughout Kansas. Beloved minister of this church from 1924 to 1933.
 
Erected by First United Methodist Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
 
Location. 38° 24.496′ N, 96° 10.897′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is on Merchant Street near 9th Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 823 Merchant Street, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kress Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Our Flag Was Still There…" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the "Kanzas News" (approx. ¼ mile away); White Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Emporia (approx. ¼ mile away); William Allen White (approx.
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¼ mile away); In Commemoration of the College of Emporia (approx. ¼ mile away); College of Emporia World Wars Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Also see . . .  Emporia First United Methodist Church. (Submitted on November 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Hovgard Memorial Tower and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
2. Hovgard Memorial Tower and Marker
Hovgard Memorial Tower image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
3. Hovgard Memorial Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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