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

Quartzite Boulder

 
 
Quartzite Boulder Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2011
1. Quartzite Boulder Marker
Inscription.

of the Glacial Age
Donated for Bicentennial Year
1976 by
Mr. and Mrs. William P. McNamee
from their farm located in
the SE 1/4 of Sec. 8 Twp. 10 R-22-E
Leavenworth County
Kansas

 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 39° 18.848′ N, 94° 54.759′ W. Marker is in Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street (U.S. 73) and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling north on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker and boulder are near the southwest corner of the county courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Walnut Street, Leavenworth KS 66048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War and All War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Leavenworth County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Leavenworth County (within shouting distance of this marker); Leavenworth County World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Leavenworth Public Library
Quartzite Boulder and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 28, 2011
2. Quartzite Boulder and Marker
County courthouse in background
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cyclone Carry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manufacturing Metropolis of the Midwest (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leavenworth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glaciers in Kansas. (Submitted on September 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Quartzite. (Submitted on September 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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