St. Marys in Pottawatomie County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Old Fire and Curfew Bell
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Communications. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1966.
Location. 39° 11.67′ N, 96° 4.304′ W. Marker is in St. Marys, Kansas, in Pottawatomie County. Marker is at the intersection of Bertrand Avenue (U.S. 24) and 4th Street (State Highway 63), on the right when traveling west on Bertrand Avenue. Monument is in Union Pacific Park (formerly Urbansky Park). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys KS 66536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Potawatomi Pay Station & St. Marys Mission (a few steps from this marker); St. Marys Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian Pay Station Museum (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Oregon Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Marys (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Great Military RoadThe Vieux Crossing (approx. 7.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Marys.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.