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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

McKnight Art Center

Eva Giltner McKnight • J. Hudson McKnight

 

— Willow Dale Place —

 
McKnight Art Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. McKnight Art Center Marker
Inscription.  
The McKnight Art Center is a tribute to a pioneer Wichita family. Mrs. McKnight's dream to advance the arts and serve the community, was fulfilled in her generous bequest to the university.
 
Erected by Wichita State University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 37° 43.023′ N, 97° 17.812′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on the wall, adjacent to the west entrance to the Ulrich Museum of Art, about 100 feet NNW of the intersection of Perimeter Street and Fairmount Avenue, on the Wichita State University campus. 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. Edwin A. Ulrich (within shouting distance of this marker); Fiske Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Fiske Hall Centennial Celebration (within shouting distance of this marker); Standing Proudly on the Hill
McKnight Art Center Marker Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. McKnight Art Center Marker Relief
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial '70 (about 500 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. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .  McKnight Art Center at Wichita State University. (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
McKnight Art Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
3. McKnight Art Center Marker
At the Ulrich Museum of Art west entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Jul. 12, 2020