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

Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington

 
 
Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington Marker
Inscription.  
To Inspire Patriotism
and Loyalty

and to commemorate the
Bicentennial of the Birth
of George Washington

[Erected] February 1932

 
Erected 1932 by Eunice Sterling Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 37° 43.153′ N, 97° 17.719′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on Alumni Drive, on the right when traveling north. Flagpole in west of Morrison Hall and about 200 feet southeast of the intersection of Alumni Drive and Perimeter Road, 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. Morrison Library (a few steps from this marker); Fiske Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fiske Hall Centennial Celebration
Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington Marker
Marker at base of flagpole, with Morrison Hall in background.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); McKnight Art Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edwin A. Ulrich (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial '70 (approx. ¼ mile away); Standing Proudly on the Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Pizza Hut Number One (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .  History of the George Washington Bicentennial Celebration. (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
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 357 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Jun. 3, 2020