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Near Bonner Springs in Wyandotte County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Ethnic Communities of Wyandotte County Sesquicentennial

1859 - 2009

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
1. The Ethnic Communities of Wyandotte County Sesquicentennial Marker
Inscription.
In commemoration of the
ethnic communities present
in the new
Wyandotte County
created in 1859

Shawnee-Delaware • Wyandot • African • German
Irish • English • Scottish • Danish

1909
Within this 50 year span
the following communities
had been added to the
growing ethnic tapestry
of Wyandotte County

Belgian • Croatian • Dutch • Finnish
French • Greek • Italian • Jewish
Lithuanian • Mexican • Norwegian
Polish • Russian • Serbian • Swedish
Slovak • Slovenian • Swiss • Welsh

Presented June 7 2009

 
Erected 2009 by The Kansas City Kansas Ethnic Council.
 
Location. 39° 6.436′ N, 94° 52.093′ W. Marker is near Bonner Springs, Kansas, in Wyandotte County. Touch for map. Monument is about 75 feet west of the Wyandotte County Museum, in Wyandotte County Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 631 North 126th Street, Bonner Springs KS 66012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bomber Builders (a few steps from this marker); Kansas City, Kansas (a few steps from this marker); Kansas Indian Reservations
The Ethnic Communities of Wyandotte County Sesquicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
2. The Ethnic Communities of Wyandotte County Sesquicentennial Marker
(a few steps from this marker); The National Farmers Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Bonner Springs Veterans' Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Centennial Park Caboose (approx. 3.6 miles away); Edwardsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Moses Grinter (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bonner Springs.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wyandotte County Museum. (Submitted on August 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Historical Wyandotte County, Kansas. (Submitted on August 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Morgan's History of Wyandotte County, Kansas (1911). (Submitted on August 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
The Ethnic Communities of Wyandotte County Sesquicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
3. The Ethnic Communities of Wyandotte County Sesquicentennial Marker
Entrance to Wyandotte County Museum in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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