Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Capital City of Kansas
Topeka was also the birthplace of U.S. Vice President Charles Curtis (b.1860). Curtis was the first American Indian and the first Kansan to hold the office.
Erected 2014 by The State of Kansas. (Marker Number 15.)
Location. 39° 2.809′ N, 95° 40.792′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Topeka KS 66612, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Capitol Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kansas History (about 400 feet away); The Governor's Plaque (about 400 feet away); Kansas Children (about 400 feet away); The Kansa Tribe (about 400 feet away); Ad Astra Dedication Ceremony (about 400 feet away); The Freedom Tree (about 400 feet away); Kansas Veterans' Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
Categories. • African Americans • Native Americans • Politics •
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