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Fort Scott in Bourbon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Richards Building

1900

 

—Fort Scott Historic District 1860 —

 
Richards Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 26, 2012
1. Richards Building Marker
Inscription.

Newspaper & commercial
office building of
Mr. Joseph Ralph Richards
attorney, author,
businessman & historian

 
Location. 37° 50.404′ N, 94° 42.363′ W. Marker is in Fort Scott, Kansas, in Bourbon County. Marker is on Main Street near 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 South Main Street, Fort Scott KS 66701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ingham Building (a few steps from this marker); Moody Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Henning (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Scott Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Memorial Hall (about 500 feet away); Fort Scott Spanish American War Memorial (about 500 feet away); In Honored Memory (about 600 feet away); Welch, Badger & Co. Dry Goods Store (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Scott.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Scott Downtown Historic District. (Submitted on July 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Richards Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 26, 2012
2. Richards Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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