Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Chandler Library Pavilion
1895 - 1965
"We are made wise not by
the recollections of our past
but by the responsibility
for our future."
George Bernard Shaw
Dedicated September 11, 2004
[Imprint of the former courthouse]
Erected 2004 by Anderson Chandler, Shawnee County, et al.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 1912.
Location. 39° 2.961′ N, 95° 41.795′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is on SW Washburn Avenue south of 11th Street, on the left when traveling north. The Pavilion in is a small triangular park south by SW 11th Street, SW Washburn Avenue, and SW Horne Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Topeka KS 66604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Devon Apartment Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cyrus K. Holliday (approx. 0.6 miles away); Topeka High School World War Memorial U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gem Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); Home of Charles Curtis (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. John AME Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Capital City of Kansas (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
Also see . . . Photo of Shawnee County Courthouse, Razed 1965. (Submitted on March 28, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 28, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.