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Lucas in Russell County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Post Rock Limestone and the Czechoslovakian Immigrant Experience

 
 
Post Rock Limestone and the Czechoslovakian Immigrant Experience Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
1. Post Rock Limestone and the Czechoslovakian Immigrant Experience Marker
Inscription.  
Innovative use of native Dakota sandstone, a unique geological formation found only in this region, by pioneer Czech settlers can still be seen in our fencelines, farmsteads, civic & vernacular architecture, bridges, backroads, & byways.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 3.5′ N, 98° 32.299′ W. Marker is in Lucas, Kansas, in Russell County. Marker is on Main Street near 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south. Mural is on the north wall of a commercial building bordering a small park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 South Main Street, Lucas KS 67648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Garden of Eden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Post Rock Scenic Byway (approx. 6˝ miles away); Dinner Bell and Stone Post from the William Garrett Ranch in the 1890's (approx. 15˝ miles away); Mary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke: A Kansas Legend (approx.
Post Rock Limestone and the Czechoslovakian Immigrant Experience Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
2. Post Rock Limestone and the Czechoslovakian Immigrant Experience Mural
15˝ miles away); Hitching Post From The John J. Gross Homestead (approx. 15.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Lucas, Kansas. (Submitted on April 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Immigration to Kansas. (Submitted on April 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Czechs in Kansas and Oklahoma. (Submitted on April 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. A Little Bit of Czech History. (Submitted on April 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Vonada Stone Company at Kansas Sampler Foundation. (Submitted on April 9, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Post Rock Limestone Geological Map on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
3. Post Rock Limestone Geological Map on Marker
Cracking Rock on Post Rock Limestone Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
4. Cracking Rock on Post Rock Limestone Mural
Post Rock Limestone Posts on Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
5. Post Rock Limestone Posts on Mural
Post Rock Limestone Fence Posts in a Lucas Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
6. Post Rock Limestone Fence Posts in a Lucas Park
Post Rock Limestone Fence Post in a Lucas Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
7. Post Rock Limestone Fence Post in a Lucas Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on April 9, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6, 7. submitted on April 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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