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Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop

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Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
1. Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription.  

Site of
Nicholas Gernon
Blacksmith Shop
1872

Avenue of History
[Dedicated] May 20, 2001


 
Erected 2001 by Russell County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is May 20, 2001.
 
Location. 38° 53.602′ 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. Nicholas Gernon Home (a few steps from this marker); Mary "Mother" Bickerdyke (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 (a few steps from this marker); Dream Theater (about 600 feet away, measured in
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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. Gernon House Museum, Russell KS. Museum website homepage; 02/02/2022 LPG. (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.) 
 
Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 12, 2016
2. Nicholas Gernon Blacksmith Shop Marker
Marker at left foreground, with Gernon House Museum in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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