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

8 Elements of Kansas Exploring

 
 
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Architecture
Inscription.
Architecture
Carnegie Free Library
est. 1912
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Art
Sunflowers in Coffey County

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Commerce
Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant

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Cuisine
Beef It's What's for Dinner

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Customs
125th Coffey County Fair

1881-2005
From Horse Power to Nuclear Power
The Longest Consecutively Run
Fair in the State of Kansas
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Geography
[Oil Industry]
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History
Old East River Bridge

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People
Congressman Gen. Harrison Kelley

 
Location. 38° 11.692′ N, 95° 44.141′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Kansas, in Coffey County. Marker is at the intersection of Neosho Street and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west on Neosho Street. Touch for map. Mural is on the east wall of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 West Neosho Street, Burlington KS 66839, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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2. 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural
Art
distance of this marker. Burlington, Kansas (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coffey County Veterans Memorial Park (about 800 feet away); The Coffey County Republican (about 800 feet away); Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd (approx. mile away); Coffey County, Kansas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Coffey County Fair (approx. 0.3 miles away); Coffey County Fairgrounds (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lieut. William Fitzsimons (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Regarding 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring. This mural mimics the themes of the Kansas Sampler Foundation's 8 Wonders of Kansas, which encourages exploration of rural Kansas.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kansas Sampler Foundation's 8 Wonders Series. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Harrison Kelley. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Harrison Kelley in 1912 Kansas Cyclopedia. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. AgricultureExplorationIndustry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
3. 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural
Commerce
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
4. 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural
Cuisine
8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
5. 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural
Customs
8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
6. 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural
Geography
8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
7. 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural
History
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
8. 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring Mural
People
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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