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

Site of the “Kanzas News”

 
 
Site of the "Kanzas News" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
1. Site of the "Kanzas News" Marker
Inscription.

Established by
Preston B. Plumb
June 6, 1857

 
Location. 38° 24.309′ N, 96° 10.799′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is at the intersection of Commercial Street (State Highway 99) and 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Commercial Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emporia (within shouting distance of this marker); Kress Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Commemoration of the College of Emporia (about 500 feet away); College of Emporia World Wars Memorial (about 500 feet away); White Memorial Park (about 500 feet away); William Allen White (about 500 feet away); Emporia Free Library (about 600 feet away); Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Preston B. Plumb in 1912 Kansas Cyclopedia. (Submitted on November 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Preston B. Plumb Congressional Bio. (Submitted on November 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Preston B. Plumb Papers at Wichita State University. (Submitted on November 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Site of the "Kanzas News" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
2. Site of the "Kanzas News" Marker

 
Categories. CommunicationsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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