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

Ogden

Settled in 1854

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
1. Ogden Marker
Inscription. First house in Riley County built here in June, 1854. Named for Gen. E.A. Ogden who supervised the building of Fort Riley. Pioneer settlers:
Dixon Brothers Jacob Thierer S.B. White D.L. Chandler Thomas Reynolds
 
Erected 1990 by Ogden Fall Festival Committee.
 
Location. 39° 6.889′ N, 96° 42.728′ W. Marker is in Ogden, Kansas, in Riley County. Marker is at the intersection of Riley Boulevard and North Park Street, on the right when traveling east on Riley Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ogden KS 66517, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veteran's Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Funston Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Camp Funston (approx. 1.5 miles away); First Capitol of Kansas (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named First Capitol of Kansas (approx. 3.4 miles away); Locomotive "6072" (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fort Riley (approx. 4.6 miles away); Tuttle Park (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Ogden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
2. Ogden Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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