Scandia in Republic County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1868 - 1938
City of Scandia incorporated 4-1-1879
We dedicate this monument to you our
Pioneer Fathers and Mothers
The first Colony House was located
200 feetwest of this marker
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 39° 47.903′ N, 97° 47.199′ W. Marker is in Scandia, Kansas, in Republic County. Marker is on U.S. 36 near Cloud Street, on the left when traveling west. Monument is at a roadside rest. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scandia KS 66966, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Country of the Pawnee (a few steps from this marker); American Legion Post No. 193 Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Depression & The WPA (approx. 8˝ miles away); Belleville Agriculture US Flag Raised over Pawnee Republic (approx. 8.6 miles away); Camp Concordia (approx. 15.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. History of Scania, Kansas. (Submitted on March 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Letter, New Scandinavia Settlers to Governor Nehemiah Green, 1868. (Submitted on March 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.