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Caney in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Caney High School Stadium

 
 
Caney High School Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
1. Caney High School Stadium Marker
Inscription.  
Constructed by
The United States Government
Works Progress Administration
August 1938 – October 1939
First Night Game September 29, 1939
Caney 39 Altoona 0
Stadium Dedication October 27, 1939
Caney 19 Sedan 0
Attendance 1600
Total Cost $52,370.64
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Sponsored by
The Board of Education
A Works Progress Administration Project
1938

 
Erected by Caney Valley Historical Society and USD 436.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationSports. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1844.
 
Location. 37° 0.378′ N, 95° 56.133′ W. Marker is in Caney, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Marker is on 9th Avenue west of Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Caney KS 67333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caney Memorial Street (approx. 0.4 miles
Caney High School Stadium Frontispiece image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
2. Caney High School Stadium Frontispiece
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away); Caney School District No. 34 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); George H. Wark 1878 - 1974 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Black Dog Trail Campsite (approx. half a mile away); Caney War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); “Walking Stick” Cannon (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caney.
 
Also see . . .  Caney High School Football Stadium. (Submitted on July 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Caney High School Stadium and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
3. Caney High School Stadium and Markers
Caney High School Stadium image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
4. Caney High School Stadium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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