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Mound City in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Wesley Chapel Bell

 
 
Wesley Chapel Bell Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2016
1. Wesley Chapel Bell Inscription
Inscription.  Dedicated to Wesley Chapel in memory of David and Ruth Campbell, Founder members and early-day pioneers 1870 - 1900

Frisco

In memory of J. Robert & M. Ellen Barnes

 
Erected 1981.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
 
Location. 38° 8.566′ N, 94° 49.056′ W. Marker is in Mound City, Kansas, in Linn County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 52) west of 7th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Mound City Historical Park, Mound City KS 66056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clausen Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Number 9 School (a few steps from this marker); Mound City Bandwagon (a few steps from this marker); Fort Montgomery (a few steps from this marker); Log Corncrib (within shouting
Wesley Chapel Bell Engraved "Frisco" image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2016
2. Wesley Chapel Bell Engraved "Frisco"
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distance of this marker); Windmill and Water Trough (within shouting distance of this marker); Warzel Bungalow (within shouting distance of this marker); Barn (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound City.
 
More about this marker. Wesley Chapel is located on west 1150th Road at Irwin Road, about 4 miles NW of Mound City.
 
Regarding Wesley Chapel Bell. The bell was apparently a Frisco Railroad steam locomotive bell.
 
Wesley Chapel Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2016
3. Wesley Chapel Bell
Wesley Chapel Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2016
4. Wesley Chapel Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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