Russell in Russell County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Nicholas Gernon Home
— Post No. 1, Avenue of History —
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 . . .
1. The Russell County Historical Society. Society website homepage (Submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Russell, in Cutler's History of Kansas (1883). Kansas Collection Books website entry (Submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.