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

U.S. Post Office / Mural

Circa 1939

 
 
U.S. Post Office / Mural NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
1. U.S. Post Office / Mural NRHP Marker
Inscription.  

Placed January 1988
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkCommunicationsMan-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list.
 
Location. 38° 53.48′ N, 98° 51.648′ W. Marker is in Russell, Kansas, in Russell County. Marker is at the intersection of Wisconsin Street and Maple Street, on the right when traveling west on Wisconsin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 West Wisconsin Street, Russell KS 67665, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dream Theater (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Irish Eyes Barn Quilt Pattern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kansas Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial Barn Quilt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop
U.S. Post Office and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
2. U.S. Post Office and Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary "Mother" Bickerdyke (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nicholas Gernon Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russell.
 
Also see . . .  Kansas Post Office Section Art. (Submitted on September 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
U.S. Post Office Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
3. U.S. Post Office Cornerstone
U.S. Post Office Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
4. U.S. Post Office Mural
Wheat Workers by Martyl Schweig, 1940, oil on canvas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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