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

Company K, 20th Regiment Kansas Volunteers

 
 
Company K, 20th Regiment Kansas Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 10, 2016
1. Company K, 20th Regiment Kansas Volunteers Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of
Company K
20th Reg't Kan. Vol.

in appreciation of their
Gallantry and Patriotism
in the Philippine Islands
1898 - 1899
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This gateway was erected by
the Citizens of Franklin County

 
Erected by the Citizens of Franklin County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 38° 37.272′ N, 95° 16.321′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Kansas, in Franklin County. Memorial is on Locust Street north of Tecumseh Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the gateway entrance to Forest Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ottawa KS 66067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Depot Museum (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Old Depot Museum (about 700 feet away); 1951 Marais des Cygnes Flood High-Water Line (about 700 feet away); Marais de Cygnes River (approx.
Company K, 20th Regiment Kansas Volunteers Gateway image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 10, 2016
2. Company K, 20th Regiment Kansas Volunteers Gateway
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¼ mile away); Main Street, 200 Block South (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shepherd & McQuesten Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pickrell Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Down Town Ottawa Historic District (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottawa.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Brief History of the 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry. (Submitted on June 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Spanish-American War at Kansapedia. (Submitted on June 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The fighting Twentieth: History and official souvenir of the Twentieth Kansas Regiment. (Submitted on June 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Company K, 20th Regt Kansas Vols Gateway Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 10, 2016
3. Company K, 20th Regt Kansas Vols Gateway Eagle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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