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Humboldt in Allen County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Block House Recruiting Station

 
 
Block House Recruiting Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
1. Block House Recruiting Station Marker
Inscription.  A Block House was built here, used as a recruting station, part of Log Town.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 48.398′ N, 95° 26.673′ W. Marker is in Humboldt, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Sycamore Street, on the right when traveling north on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Aunt Polly Crosby's Cabin Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Neosho River Log Town (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Humboldt Underground Railroad (about 700 feet away); O'Brien's Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel Irvine (approx. half a mile away); Kate Burnett (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Monument (approx. half a mile away); 50th Anniversary of Humboldt (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Humboldt.
 
Drawing on Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
2. Drawing on Block House Marker
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Block House Recruiting Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
3. Block House Recruiting Station Marker
Block House Recruiting Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
4. Block House Recruiting Station Marker
Looking north along 2nd Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 607 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 26, 2022