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Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Carney Hall

 
 
Carney Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2011
1. Carney Hall Marker
Inscription.

On this site Carney Hall stood from 1919 until it was torn down in 1979 due to structural problems. The site of classes, theater, lectures and musical performances, it was named in honor of the third governor of Kansas, the Honorable Thomas Carney. A plaque and pieces of marble from Carney Hall are featured in this site marker.


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Designed by
Charles H. Chandler
State Architect 1909-1918
Efficient Public Servant
Upright Citizen
Loyal and Genial Friend

 
Erected by Pittsburg State University.
 
Location. 37° 23.476′ N, 94° 42.089′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Kansas, in Crawford County. Touch for map. Marker is near the eastern edge of the Oval, at the entrance to Heckert-Wells Hall, on the Pittsburg State University campus, 1701 South Broadway (Business US 69). Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chandler Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Pittsburg State University Gymnasium
Original Carney Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2011
2. Original Carney Hall Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); G.A.R.-W.R.C. Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Kansas State Teachers College Navy Mark of Commendation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pittsburg State University Veteran's Amphitheater (approx. 0.9 miles away); Immigrant Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Amazon Army (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pittsburg State University. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Architect Charles H. Chandler. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Governor Thomas Carney Records. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
 
Carney Hall Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2011
3. Carney Hall Markers
Carney Hall Markers at Heckert-Wells Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2011
4. Carney Hall Markers at Heckert-Wells Hall
Carney Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2011
5. Carney Hall Marker
Looking west across the Oval from Heckert-Wells Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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