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Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Tecumseh Hall

 
 
Tecumseh Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. Tecumseh Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Tecumseh Hall was built in 1915 for use as the boys' gymnasium. Today, the first floor has a basketball court and is, also, used for other campus activities and events.

The Indian Leader newspaper and Student Activity offices are located in Tecumseh. Tecumseh Hall is a registered historical landmark with the National Historical Society.

Tecumseh, a Shawnee Chief, was born in 1768 in the village of Piqua (Ohio). The name Tecumseh means "Shooting Star".
 
Erected by Haskell Indian Nations University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationNative Americans.
 
Location. 38° 56.353′ N, 95° 13.908′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker and building are about 500 feet southeast of the intersection of Indian and Barker Avenues, on the Haskell Indian Nations University campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrence KS 66046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Haskell Bandstand/Gazebo (within shouting distance of this marker); Haskell Indian Nations University
Tecumseh Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Tecumseh Hall and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Hiawatha Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Original Bandstand (within shouting distance of this marker); Haskell Celebration 1926 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Haskell Indian Nations University Timeline (about 500 feet away); Haskell Stadium Memorial Arch (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Haskell Indian Nations University (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Haskell Indian Nations University. (Submitted on September 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tecumseh Biography. (Submitted on September 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Haskell Institute National Register Nomination. (Submitted on September 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Sep. 27, 2020