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

O'Brien's Mill

 
 
O'Brien's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
1. O'Brien's Mill Marker
Looking west toward Neosho River beyond treeline
Inscription.

Home Guard quartered
at O'Brien's Mill.
Confederate soldiers
burned the mill.
 
Location. 37° 48.616′ N, 95° 26.834′ W. Marker is in Humboldt, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Water Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is 75 feet northeast of the Neosho River dam and about 300 feet south of the Bridge Street rainbow-arch bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Humboldt KS 66748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Humboldt Underground Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Aunt Polly Crosby's Cabin Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Block House Recruiting Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Neosho River Log Town (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kate Burnett (approx. 0.6 miles away); Abel Secrest (approx. 0.6 miles away); Colonel Orlin Thurston (approx. 0.6 miles away); J. A. Coffey (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Humboldt.
 
Also see . . .  History of Humboldt, Kansas. (Submitted on July 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommercePatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
O'Brien's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
2. O'Brien's Mill Marker
Looking NNE along Water Street toward Bridge Street
O'Brien's Mill Remnants Along Neosho River image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 11, 2011
3. O'Brien's Mill Remnants Along Neosho River
Ruins in left foreground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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