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

Monroe School

 
 
Monroe School NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
1. Monroe School NHL Marker
Inscription.

has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark

This site possesses
national significance
in commemorating the
history of the
United States of America

 
Erected 1991 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 2.275′ N, 95° 40.58′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker is on SE Monroe Street near SE 15th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1515 SE Monroe Street, Topeka KS 66612, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Playground and Community Center (a few steps from this marker); How to Heat and Cool an Old School (a few steps from this marker); Pillars of the Community (within shouting distance of this marker); Standing Up for Their Rights (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe School Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); A "Separate But Equal" School?
Monroe School Entrance and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
2. Monroe School Entrance and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); A Turning Point for Equality (within shouting distance of this marker); G.A.R. Memorial Building (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Brown v, Board of Education Supreme Court Decision. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsEducationPolitics
 
Monroe School image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
3. Monroe School
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
4. Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site Sign
At Monroe School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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