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

Rock Island Depot

1887 - 1988

 
 
Rock Island Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
1. Rock Island Depot Marker
Inscription.
Native limestone and benchmark from the Herington Rock Island Depot that was on the State Register of Historic Places. Razed - March 23, 1988.
 
Location. 38° 39.825′ N, 96° 56.607′ W. Marker is in Herington, Kansas, in Dickinson County. Marker is on Broadway, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at the Herington Historical Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 South Broadway, Herington KS 67449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bicentennial Monument Dedication (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Juan de Padilla Memorial (approx. mile away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Father Juan de Padilla & Quivira (approx. one mile away); Hope City Bell (approx. 7.5 miles away); Wilbert Henry Otte (approx. 11.4 miles away); Navarre Church of the Brethren (approx. 12.7 miles away); Chaplain (Father) Emil J. Kapaun (approx. 14.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Herington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rock Island Technical Society. (Submitted on November 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Herington Historical Museum. (Submitted on November 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Rock Island Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
2. Rock Island Depot Marker

 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesRailroads & Streetcars
 
Rock Island Depot Benchmark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
3. Rock Island Depot Benchmark
Rock Island Railroad Baggage Car image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
4. Rock Island Railroad Baggage Car
On the Herington Historical Museum grounds
Rock Island Mural Showing Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
5. Rock Island Mural Showing Depot
On building in downtown Herington
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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