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

Artillery Guard House

 
 
Artillery Guard House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
1. Artillery Guard House Marker
Inscription.  
This building was constructed in 1901 [as] an Artillery Guard House. In 1921 it was converted to quarters and housed three noncommissioned officer families.
 
Erected by United States Army.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
 
Location. 39° 21.385′ N, 94° 55.331′ W. Marker is in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Marker is at the intersection of Oregon Avenue and Warehouse Road, on the right when traveling west on Oregon Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Leavenworth KS 66027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Schenck Smith House (a few steps from this marker); Post Riding Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Ignatius Chapel (Building 170) (approx. ¼ mile away); Grant (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Old Blockhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Zais Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Capital of Kansas Territory (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Leavenworth.
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More about this marker. Public access to the post is possible with proper identification, subject to U.S. Army regulations.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Kansapedia website entry (Submitted on July 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Fort Leavenworth. Visit Leavenworth website entry (Submitted on February 18, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Artillery Guard House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
2. Artillery Guard House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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