Hays in Ellis County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
In commemoration of Hays Centennial - 1967
Plastic capsule buried May, 1967 - to be exhumed 2067
Buried 10' 0" below this marker.
The Time Capsule is to provide historical reference on the progress of Kansas family farmers working with the federal government for stabilizing and protecting soil, water, and other renewable natural resources for future generations.
Contents: Three foot soil core sections from each of the 12 major land resource areas in Kansas, records, reports, reference material, and other data are from the 105 Soil Conservation Districts of Kansas.
May 7, 1967
Erected 1967 by Ellis County Soil Conservation District.
Location. 38° 51.801′ N, 99° 20.574′ W. Marker is in Hays, Kansas, in Ellis County. Marker is on the grounds of Fort Hays State Historic Site, off US Hwy 163 Alternate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1472 US Highway 163 Alternate, Hays KS 67601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monarch of the Plains (a few steps from this marker); Commissary Warehouse Fort Hays (within shouting distance of this marker); Parade Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Enlisted Barracks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Officers' Row (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Hays (about 300 feet away); Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road Trailhead (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hays.
Also see . . . Kansas Conservation Districts. (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.