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Council Grove in Morris County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin

1943

 
 
Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin Marker
Inscription.
This is one of four cabins built during World War II to house personnel serving at Herington Army Air Field, near Delavan. After the War it became a tourist cabin. Originally a duplex, it was later converted into a single-family dwelling. The last of the three other cabins was razed in 1993.
 
Erected by Council Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
 
Location. 38° 39.489′ N, 96° 29.938′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on Adams Street near Main Street (U.S. 56), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker and cabin are on the grounds of the Terwilliger House, 803 West Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Council Grove KS 66846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Field School (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Baker's Food Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Atkinson Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Camp
Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenwood Cemetery Wall (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Herington, Kansas. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Herington Regional Airport. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Forgotten Fields of America. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesRoads & VehiclesWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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