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

Abilene Parker Carousel

 
 
Abilene Parker Carousel NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
1. Abilene Parker Carousel NHL Marker
Inscription.  

has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America

 
Erected 1987 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentLandmarksParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 38° 54.686′ N, 97° 12.493′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Kansas, in Dickinson County. Marker is adjacent to the carousel house at the Dickinson County Historical Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 South Campbell Street, Abilene KS 67410, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honor Roll of Dickinson County Servicemen (within shouting distance of this marker); Eisenhower Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); T.C. Henry Carriage House (about 700
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feet away); Dwight David Eisenhower (about 700 feet away); Historic Abilene (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rock Island Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Chisholm Trail (approx. half a mile away); Texas Cattle Trail (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
 
Also see . . .
1. Abilene Parker Carousel. National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Lander Park Carousel. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on May 29, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Abilene Parker Carousel House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
2. Abilene Parker Carousel House and Marker
Abilene Parker Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
3. Abilene Parker Carousel
Abilene Parker Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
4. Abilene Parker Carousel
Abilene Parker Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
5. Abilene Parker Carousel
Abilene Parker Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
6. Abilene Parker Carousel
Abilene Parker Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown, October 13, 2012
7. Abilene Parker Carousel
Contributor and wife Sue enjoying the carousel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2024. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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