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

Osage Street

The First Neighborhoods

 
 
Osage Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
1. Osage Street Marker
Inscription.  This home at 319 N. 5th was built in 1904 by Guy Varney. Designed in the Queen Anne style, the home incorporates Palladian windows and classical column porch supports. Solid limestone walls make up the structure of the first floor. Many of the stonemasons and craftsmen who worked on the construction of buildings on the Kansas State University campus also left their mark on residences and commercial buildings in the core downtown of Manhattan.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 10.954′ N, 96° 33.717′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, Kansas, in Riley County. Marker is at the intersection of Osage Street and 4th Street, on the right when traveling west on Osage Street. Marker is adjacent to the Damon Runyon House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Osage Street, Manhattan KS 66502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Damon Runyon (a few steps from this marker); Amanda Arnold Arch (approx. 0.2 miles away); The American Veteran (approx. 0.2 miles
Osage Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
2. Osage Street Marker
Looking east
away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Riley County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Colorado Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Change & Growth (approx. half a mile away); Yuma Street (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Osage Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
3. Osage Street Marker
Looking west
Guy Varney Built House at 319 N. 5th Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
4. Guy Varney Built House at 319 N. 5th Street
Highlighted on Osage Street marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Oct. 20, 2020