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Wetmore in Nemaha County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Don Clarence Rising

Born December 1, 1844 Died September 30, 1909

 
 
Don Clarence Rising Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
1. Don Clarence Rising Marker
Inscription.

Pony Express Rider
known as
Johnny Granada

Verified Rider of the
Pony Express 1860-1861
Pony Express Trail Association

 
Erected by Pony Express Trail Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 38.328′ N, 95° 48.676′ W. Marker is in Wetmore, Kansas, in Nemaha County. Touch for map. Marker is in Wetmore Cemetery, about 200 feet northwest of the intersection of Nebraska and 7th Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Wetmore KS 66550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Wetmore Calaboose (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of the Spurs (approx. 6 miles away); Goff Elementary & Goff Rural High School (approx. 6.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away); a different marker also named Veteran's Memorial (approx. 10.7 miles away); Original Town Well (approx. 10.7 miles away); Jackson County Courthouse Horse Water Trough (approx. 12.7 miles away); Edward D. Holton (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Don Clarence Rising at Find A Grave. (Submitted on March 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pony Express National Historic Trail
Don Clarence Rising Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
2. Don Clarence Rising Marker
Looking southeast
. (Submitted on March 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Etching on Don Clarence Rising Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
3. Etching on Don Clarence Rising Marker
Don Clarence Rising Certified Rider Medallion on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
4. Don Clarence Rising Certified Rider Medallion on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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