Horton in Brown County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Horton Civic Center
[Brown County Fairgrounds]
1937 - 1939
City Engineer: Harve Lingo
Foreman: Shelton Boyd
"Built From Locally Quarried Limestone"
Works Progress Administration
City of Horton
Erected by City of Horton.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
Location. 39° 39.537′ N, 95° 31.736′ W. Marker is in Horton, Kansas, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street and 1st Avenue West, on the left when traveling west on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Horton KS 66439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First REA Project in Kansas (approx. ¾ mile away); "Four Horsemen of the Lines" (approx. 0.8 miles away); School Bell - 1886 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Honnell - Means Honor Garden Everest Honor Garden (approx. 5.7 miles away); Everest 125th Anniversary (approx. 5.7 miles away); Prairie Flower Garden (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Founders of Everest (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Horton.
Also see . . . City of Horton, Kansas Official Website. (Submitted on March 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.