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

Abel Secrest

 
 
Abel Secrest Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
1. Abel Secrest Marker
Inscription.

Farmer Abel Secrest
was shot by Confederates
Oct. 14, 1861
after refusing to
give up his mules.

 
Location. 37° 48.705′ N, 95° 26.218′ W. Marker is in Humboldt, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on 8th Street near Bridge Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 North 8th Street, Humboldt KS 66748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Orlin Thurston (here, next to this marker); Sophia Fussman (within shouting distance of this marker); J. A. Coffey (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Soldier (about 400 feet away); Kate Burnett (about 400 feet away); 50th Anniversary of Humboldt (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Humboldt.
 
Also see . . .  History of Humboldt, Kansas. (Submitted on July 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. AgricultureAnimalsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Abel Secrest Drawing on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
2. Abel Secrest Drawing on Marker
Abel Secrest Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
3. Abel Secrest Marker
Abel Secrest Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
4. Abel Secrest Marker
Looking NW along 8th Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 562 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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