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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Garfield School Bell

 
 
Garfield School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
1. Garfield School Bell Marker
Inscription.

Commemorative of the
Garfield School Building
1880 1916

Shane Bell Foundry
Henry McShane & Co.
Baltimore, Md.
1881

Emporia High School 1880
[cornerstone]


 
Erected by Garfield School Alumni and Students.
 
Location. 38° 25.208′ N, 96° 13.407′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is on 18th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Memorial is on the grounds of Emporia High School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3302 West 18th Avenue, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prairie Passages (approx. 0.9 miles away); John B. Anderson Memorial Library (approx. 1.6 miles away); World War II Memorial at St. Catherine's Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Corky (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hovgard Memorial Tower (approx. 2.4 miles away); "Our Flag Was Still There..." (approx. 2.4 miles away); White Memorial Park (approx. 2.5 miles away); William Allen White (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Record Tells How First Emporia School Operated at Sixth, Commercial
Garfield School Bell Foundry Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
2. Garfield School Bell Foundry Mark
. (Submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "School Block" Article at The Emporia Gazette. (Submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. McShane Bell Foundry Overview. (Submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Former Emporia High School Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
3. Former Emporia High School Cornerstone
Garfield School Bell Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
4. Garfield School Bell Memorial
At Emporia High School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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