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Near Beeler in Ness County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

George Washington Carver

 
 
George Washington Carver Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 7, 2010
1. George Washington Carver Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the Memory of George Washington Carver, 1864-1943, Citizen - Scientist - Benefactor who rose from slavery to fame and gave to our country an everlasting heritage. Ness County is proud to honor him and claim him as a pioneer. This stone marks the northeast corner of the homestead on which he filed in 1886.
 
Erected 1952 by Friends and the Ness County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 25.733′ N, 100° 11.47′ W. Marker is near Beeler, Kansas, in Ness County. Marker is on County Road 523 0.8 miles from 120 Rd, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located 1.5 miles south of Highway 96. Marker is in this post office area: Beeler KS 67518, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Homestead of a Genius (approx. 1.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  George Washington Carver Biography. (Submitted on December 21, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African Americans
 
The northeast corner looking out onto the homestead image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 7, 2010
2. The northeast corner looking out onto the homestead
Homestead of George Washington Carver image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 7, 2010
3. Homestead of George Washington Carver
View to southwest by west near marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   3. submitted on January 21, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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