Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Benefactor of Fairmount College
Cornerstone: October 28, 1904
Dedication: June 6, 1906
Norman S. Patton, Architect, Chicago
J. V. Wood, General – Bish Bros., Plastering
Fred Buckley, Roofing – Shuler Bros., Builders
Nathan J. Morrison, President, Fairmount College
1895 – 1907
Fairmount College Board of Trustees, 1904 – 1906:
Charles G. Cohn, Samuel W. Cooper, Howard W. Darling, Dr. Walter H. Graves, E. Higginson, Robert L. Holmes, Andrew C. Jobes, Joseph M. Knapp, Charles E. Potts, Rev. Clarence S. Sargent, and Scott E. Winne (Wichita); Dr. Frank L. Abbey (Newton); Rev. S. Parks Cadman and Isaac N. Seligman (New York); Hugh S. Hall (Sedgwick); George H. Hunter and Rev. Wilson C. Wheeler (Wellington); Edward D. Kenna and Newell C. Knight (Chicago); Charles E. Morrison (Boston); Rev. Cyrus F. Stimson (Kansas City); Rev. Henry E. Thayer (Topeka); and Edwin Tucker (Eureka).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is June 6, 1898.
Location. 37° 43.019′ N, 97° 17.769′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is at the entrance to Fiske Hall, about 125 feet northeast of the intersection of Fairmount Avenue and Perimeter Road, on the Wichita State University. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fiske Hall Centennial Celebration (here, next to this marker); Edwin A. Ulrich (within shouting distance of this marker); McKnight Art Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Standing Proudly on the Hill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial '70 (about 700 feet away); Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morrison Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pizza Hut Number One (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
Also see . . . About Fiske Hall. Wichita State University website entry (Submitted on June 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 544 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.