Wamego in Pottawatomie County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Colonel Raymond E. Morris, USAF Retired
Colonel Raymond E. Morris
First Columbian Theatre
Foundation Executive Secretary
and extraordinary volunteer,
The Columbian renovation
would not have been possible.
The Columbian Eagle is a replica of
of the eagle from the 1893 World's
Columbian Exposition which adorned
this building from 1895 to 1927.
Design and construction was donated
by John Miller, Wamego, Kansas.
Erected by Columbian Theatre Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
Location. 39° 12.178′ N, 96° 18.314′ W. Marker is in Wamego, Kansas, in Pottawatomie County. Marker is on Lincoln Avenue (State Highway 99) south of 6th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 521 Lincoln Avenue, Wamego KS 66547, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this markerWorld War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1893 Chicago World's Fair Statues (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sand and Quartz Boulder (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pottawatomie County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Dutch Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vieux Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Vieux Crossing (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wamego.
Also see . . . History of The Columbian Theatre. (Submitted on February 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.