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Near Howard in Elk County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Benjamin F. Hobbs

 
 
Benjamin F. Hobbs Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
1. Benjamin F. Hobbs Marker
Inscription.

First Teacher in Elk Co.
1848 – 1871

 
Erected 1933 by Elk County Teachers and Pupils.
 
Location. 37° 30.411′ N, 96° 15.16′ W. Marker is near Howard, Kansas, in Elk County. Marker is on State Highway 99 near Native Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker and grave site sit about 100 yards east of the highway, about two miles north of Howard. Marker is in this post office area: Howard KS 67349, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howard Bells (approx. 2.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Prudence Crandall (approx. 9.7 miles away); a different marker also named Prudence Crandall (approx. 9.7 miles away); Pershing / Prair[i]e Gem School House (approx. 9.7 miles away); Elk Falls Pratt Truss Bridge (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
Benjamin F. Hobbs Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
2. Benjamin F. Hobbs Grave Marker
Benjamin F. Hobbs Grave Site image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
3. Benjamin F. Hobbs Grave Site
Benjamin F. Hobbs Grave Site image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
4. Benjamin F. Hobbs Grave Site
Benjamin F. Hobbs Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
5. Benjamin F. Hobbs Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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