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Marquette in McPherson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Range School

District 15

 
 
Range School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
1. Range School Marker
Inscription.  Organized in 1880. A school was built 9 mil. NW of Marquette. In 1906 a new school was built and closed in 1948. Range was donated by John Hughes and then moved to Marquette. Plaque by Etta Hockstrasser Memorial in memory of Hughes' who attended Range.
 
Erected by the Etta Hockstrasser Memorial.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 38° 33.278′ N, 97° 50.015′ W. Marker is in Marquette, Kansas, in McPherson County. Marker is on Washington Street north of 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker and school are part of the Marquette Museum complex. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 North Washington Street, Marquette KS 67464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Opera Block (about 400 feet away); G.A.R. Post No. 308 Memorial (about 500 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hans Hanson House (approx.
Range School and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
2. Range School and Marker
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0.2 miles away); Old Mill Stone Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Methodist Mare" (approx. 8.6 miles away); Home and Studio of Anton Pearson (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marquette.
 
Also see . . .  Marquette Museum Complex. (Submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Range School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
3. Range School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Oct. 3, 2022