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Halstead in Harvey County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Scout Park

 
 
Scout Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 26, 2014
1. Scout Park Marker
Inscription.  
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
 
Erected 1991.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsParks & 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. Ό 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" Steele
Scout Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 26, 2014
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Halstead 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. City website entry (Submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Dec. 9, 2022