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Near Goessel in Marion County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Banman Wheat Threshing Stone

 
 
Banman Wheat Threshing Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
1. Banman Wheat Threshing Stone Marker
Inscription.

This wheat threshing stone is the symbol of pioneer life and was used by the Elder Heinrich Banman.
 
Erected by Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church.
 
Location. 38° 15.683′ N, 97° 20.073′ W. Marker is near Goessel, Kansas, in Marion County. Marker is on Bison Road (State Highway 15) north of 130th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout just south of Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1304 North Kansas Highway 15, Goessel KS 67053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mennonites in Kansas (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Trails (approx. 6.5 miles away); Alexanderfeld Village (approx. 7.8 miles away); Frantz L. Groening (approx. 7.9 miles away); Santa Fe and Chisholm Trails (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hillsboro Airport (approx. 8.8 miles away); A Place of Meditation (approx. 9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. From Russia with Wheat: The Kansas Mennonites. (Submitted on November 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "The Mennonites Arrive in Kansas," from The Migration of Russian-Germans to Kansas
Banman Wheat Threshing Stone and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
2. Banman Wheat Threshing Stone and Marker
On left
. (Submitted on November 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Kansas (USA) in Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. (Submitted on November 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Turkey Wheat:: The Cornerstone of an Empire. (Submitted on November 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. AgricultureMan-Made FeaturesPeaceSettlements & Settlers
 
Banman Wheat Threshing Stone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
3. Banman Wheat Threshing Stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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