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Alma in Wabaunsee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Strasen Farm Stone

 
 
Strasen Farm Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
1. Strasen Farm Stone Marker
Inscription.

In 1884 this stone was used to construct the Machine Shop on the Strasen Farm.
In 2008 the stone was donated for this wall in memory of Althea and Edgar Strasen by the Jim Johnson family.

 
Location. 39° 0.763′ N, 96° 17.411′ W. Marker is in Alma, Kansas, in Wabaunsee County. Marker is on 3rd Street west of Missouri Avenue (Kansas Highway 99), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alma KS 66401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meyer Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial National Bank Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Wabaunsee County Bank and Kinne & Kerans General Merchandise (within shouting distance of this marker); Mueller Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Palenske Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Harahey (about 400 feet away); Wabaunsee County World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alma.
 
Also see . . .  Wabaunsee County Historical Society and Museum. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Strasen Farm Stone and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
2. Strasen Farm Stone and Marker

 
Categories. AgricultureMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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