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

John Alexander Martin

 
 
John Alexander Martin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
1. John Alexander Martin Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of a soldier and statesman.
John A. Martin
Born at Brownsville, Pa. March 10, 1839.
Died at Atchison, Kas. Oct. 2, 1889.
Colonel of the 8th Kansas Volunteers, and
Brevet Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers.
Editor & Publisher of the Atchison Champion
from 1858-1889. Gov. of Kansas from 1885-1889.
To commemorate his public & private virtues,
his friends have erected this monument.

 
Erected by his Friends.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCommunicationsGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 32.411′ N, 95° 8.582′ W. Marker is in Atchison, Kansas, in Atchison County. Memorial is on Entrance Road 0.1 miles south of Rawlins Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Mount Vernon Cemetery, Atchison KS 66002, 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. Frank R. Firth (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial
John Alexander Martin Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
2. John Alexander Martin Relief
(approx. ¼ mile away); Astronauts of the Shuttle Columbia (approx. 0.7 miles away); Atchison (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mount Saint Scholastica Monastery (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Bridge Over 4th of July 1804 Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away); Birthplace of the Santa Fe Railway Company (approx. 1.6 miles away); 4th of July, 1804 Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atchison.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kansas Governor John Alexander Martin. (Submitted on October 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Alexander Martin Bio. (Submitted on October 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
John Alexander Martin Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
3. John Alexander Martin Monument
John Alexander Martin Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
4. John Alexander Martin Monument
Looking north
Ida Martin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
5. Ida Martin Marker
Wife of John A. Martin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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