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

Riley County Courthouse

 
 
Riley County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
1. Riley County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.
Designed by Holland and Squires Architects
in the Romanesque style

Constructed by J.B. Betts of Topeka with
stone carving by David Penny 1905-1907

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Monument contributions by Bayer Stone,
Bayer Construction, and Deggingers' Foundry

 
Erected by Bayer Stone, Bayer Construction and Deggingers' Foundery.
 
Location. 39° 10.769′ N, 96° 33.797′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, Kansas, in Riley County. Marker is at the intersection of East Poyntz Avenue and South 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on East Poyntz Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest corner of the courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Manhattan KS 66502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); The American Veteran (within shouting distance of this marker); Amanda Arnold Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Damon Runyon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Osage Street (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Riley County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
2. Riley County Courthouse Marker
Colorado Street (approx. mile away); Change & Growth (approx. 0.3 miles away); Yuma Street (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Also see . . .  Riley County Courthouse National Register Nomination. (Submitted on February 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Buildings
 
Riley County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
3. Riley County Courthouse Marker
Riley County Courthouse Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
4. Riley County Courthouse Entrance
Riley County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
5. Riley County Courthouse
 
 
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 581 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   4. submitted on February 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on February 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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