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

Nicholas Gernon Home

1872

 

— Post No. 1, Avenue of History —

 
Nicholas Gernon Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
1. Nicholas Gernon Home Marker
Inscription.  First stone House In Russell
 
Erected 2001 by Russell County Historical Society. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is May 20, 2001.
 
Location. 38° 53.608′ N, 98° 51.525′ W. Marker is in Russell, Kansas, in Russell County. Marker is on Kansas Street north of 8th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 808 Kansas Street, Russell KS 67665, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary "Mother" Bickerdyke (here, next to this marker); Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial Barn Quilt (a few steps from this marker); Irish Eyes Barn Quilt Pattern (a few steps from this marker); Kansas Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Dream Theater (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Post Office / Mural (approx. 0.2 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Russell.
 
Also see . . .
Nicholas Gernon Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
2. Nicholas Gernon Home and Marker
Marker on stone post at far right of photo
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1. Nicholas Gernon House Museum. (Submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Russell, in Cutler's History of Kansas (1883). (Submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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