Kansas City in Wyandotte County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Commissioner Thomas F. Lally
Dedicated In Memory Of
This plaque dedicated August 17, 1979 for his effort in establishing on this site the first Strawberry Hill Summer Concert on June 25, 1978, featuring the St. John C. C. [Catholic Church] Tamburitzans, a group devoted to preserving the Croatian musical heritage in the city of Kansas City, Kansas.
Erected 1979 by the City of Kansas City.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Entertainment • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1872.
Location. 39° 6.768′ N, 94° 37.118′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Kansas, in Wyandotte County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street and Barnett Avenue, on the right when traveling north on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City KS 66101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cruise-Scroggs Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Gateway to Kansas (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church and First African Methodist Episcopal ChurchVeterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eliza Burton Conley (approx. 0.4 miles away); Helena Conley (approx. 0.4 miles away); Silas Armstrong (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
Also see . . .
1. Strawberry Hill: Kansas City's Historic Croatian Neighborhood. (Submitted on October 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tamburitza Association of America. (Submitted on October 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Croatian Traditions Tamburitzans, Kansas City KS. (Submitted on October 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.