Halstead in Harvey County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Originally owned by the Halstead Town Company, Block 28 was officially designated a city park by the City of Halstead in 1891.
The Scout Cabin was built for the Halstead scout groups in 1941 by the Halstead Lions Club with the generous support of Dr. A. E. Hertzler.
Officially named Scout Park on March 14, 1990
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1852.
Location. 38° 0.123′ N, 97° 30.628′ W. Marker is in Halstead, Kansas, in Harvey County. Marker is at the intersection of Locust Street and 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on Locust Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halstead KS 67056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carnegie Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Sweezy House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Hardware Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lt. Eldo "Pop" SteeleHalstead Santa Fe Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Horse and Buggy Doctor (approx. 1.8 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halstead.
Also see . . . City of Halstead Parks and Recreation. (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.