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Bunker Hill in Russell County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Dinner Bell and Stone Post from the William Garrett Ranch in the 1890's

 
 
Dinner Bell and Stone Post from the William Garrett Ranch in the 1890's Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
1. Dinner Bell and Stone Post from the William Garrett Ranch in the 1890's Marker
Inscription.  
Donated by
The Charles Stoppel Family

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureCommunicationsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.43′ N, 98° 42.208′ W. Marker is in Bunker Hill, Kansas, in Russell County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and 6th Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Marker, bell, and post are in front of the former Lutheran church, now a museum with limited open hours. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bunker Hill KS 67626, 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. Mary Ann "Mother" Bickerdyke: A Kansas Legend (here, next to this marker); Hitching Post From The John J. Gross Homestead (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); Alexander McKeefer and John Lynch (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Arrival of the Railroad (approx. 7˝
Dinner Bell and Stone Post from the William Garrett Ranch in the 1890's and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
2. Dinner Bell and Stone Post from the William Garrett Ranch in the 1890's and Marker
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miles away); Russell County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 7.6 miles away); Kansas Street (approx. 8˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bunker Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Bunker Hill, Kansas. (Submitted on June 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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