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Larned in Pawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Site of the Larned House

 
 
Site of the Larned House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
1. Site of the Larned House Marker
Inscription.

Established by Henry Booth 1873
 
Location. 38° 10.638′ N, 99° 5.914′ W. Marker is in Larned, Kansas, in Pawnee County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (U.S. 56) and 4th Street, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Larned KS 67550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Original Cash Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pawnee County Area All Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); September 11, 2001 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Farm Credit (approx. 1.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ak'a Onikashin ga People of the Southwind (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Mormon Battalion at Larned, Kansas (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Larned.
 
Regarding Site of the Larned House. Henry Booth was a principal founder of the town of Larned. He had served as Captain of Company L, 11th Kansas Cavalry during the Civil War and in 1869 became the post sutler for Fort Larned. After establishing the town of Larned a few miles to the east, Booth became the first
Site of the Larned House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
2. Site of the Larned House Marker
Looking southwest
county superintendent of schools.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Larned, Kansas. (Submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tim McCarthy, the Little General. Extensively mentions Henry Booth (Submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Captain Henry Booth. (Submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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