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Downs in Osborne County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Carnegie Library

1905

 
 
Carnegie Library NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
1. Carnegie Library NRHP Marker
Inscription.

This property
has been placed
on the
National
Register of
Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the
Interior

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 39° 30.017′ N, 98° 32.685′ W. Marker is in Downs, Kansas, in Osborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Morgan Avenue (State Highway 181) and Osborne Street, on the right when traveling south on Morgan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 504 Morgan Avenue, Downs KS 67437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Downs, Kansas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sod and Stubble (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pioneers, O Pioneers (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Unknown Dead (approx. 0.8 miles away); World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine (approx. 6 miles away); Homestead of J. Gledhill (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downs.
 
Also see . . .
1. Downs Carnegie Library National Register Nomination
Carnegie Library image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
2. Carnegie Library
Marker is to right of entrance
. (Submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Downs Carnegie Library Statistics. (Submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries. (Submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. History of Downs, Kansas. (Submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationMan-Made Features
 
Carnegie Library Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
3. Carnegie Library Cornerstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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