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Howard in Elk County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Howard Bells

 
 
Howard Bells Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
1. Howard Bells Marker
Inscription.  
Small Bell
Upper Paw Paw School Bell

Large Bell
Howard City Lake Curfew Bell
Originally Howard City Fire Bell

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list.
 
Location. 37° 28.212′ N, 96° 15.794′ W. Marker is in Howard, Kansas, in Elk County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Wabash Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Washington Street. Bells are part of the Benson Museum Complex, immediately east of the restored 1920s K. T. Oil gas station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Howard KS 67349, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Benjamin F. Hobbs (approx. 2.6 miles away); Prudence Crandall (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Prudence Crandall (approx.
Howard Bells and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
2. Howard Bells and Marker
7.6 miles away); Pershing / Praire Gem School House (approx. 7.7 miles away); Elk Falls Pratt Truss Bridge (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Benson Museum Complex, Howard KS. (Submitted on July 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Sep. 30, 2020