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The Time Capsule is to provide historical reference on the progress of Kansas family farmers working with the federal government for stabilizing and protecting soil, water, and other renewable natural resources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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1967.
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. 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 (a few steps from this marker); 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); Elizabeth Bacon Custer (about 300 feet away); Officers' Row (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Hays (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hays.
Also see . . . Kansas Association of Conservation Districts. Association website homepage (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.