Humboldt in Allen County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
was shot by Confederates
Oct. 14, 1861
after refusing to
give up his mules.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Animals • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 37° 48.705′ N, 95° 26.218′ W. Marker is in Humboldt, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on 8th Street near Bridge Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 North 8th Street, Humboldt KS 66748, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Orlin Thurston (here, next to this marker); Sophia Fussman (within shouting distance of this marker); J. A. Coffey (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Soldier (about 400 feet away); Kate Burnett (about 400 feet away); 50th Anniversary of Humboldt (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Humboldt.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.