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Oskaloosa in Jefferson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bandstand

 
 
Bandstand Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2013
1. Bandstand Marker
Inscription.

The original Jefferson County Court House grounds Bandstand was constructed in 1906 and existed on the southwest corner of the court house grounds until it was destroyed in the 1960 tornado that also severely damaged the court house building. This replica was built here in 1973.
 
Erected by Old Jefferson Town. (Marker Number 10.)
 
Location. 39° 12.769′ N, 95° 18.603′ W. Marker is in Oskaloosa, Kansas, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Walnut Street (U.S. 59) 0.2 miles north of Lawrence Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Old Jefferson Town. Marker is in this post office area: Oskaloosa KS 66066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bowstring Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Plum Grove School Buiding - Dist. No. 39 (within shouting distance of this marker); Kilgour School Building - Dist. No. 72 (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmonds Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Tibbott School Building - Dist. No. 54 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ozawkie Mill Grinding Wheel
Bandstand and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2013
2. Bandstand and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Reynolds Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Winchester Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oskaloosa.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Jefferson Town. (Submitted on March 12, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Jefferson County, Kansas. (Submitted on March 12, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEntertainmentMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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