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Greensburg in Kiowa County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Ball from Big Well of Greensburg

 
 
Ball from Big Well of Greensburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
1. Ball from Big Well of Greensburg Marker
Inscription.

[Destroyed in the]
F5 Tornado
2007

 
Location. 37° 36.215′ N, 99° 17.682′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Kansas, in Kiowa County. Marker is on Sycamore Street south of Wisconsin Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 South Sycamore Street, Greensburg KS 67054, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 2007 Greensburg EF5 Tornado (a few steps from this marker); S. D. Robinett Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cannonball Stage Line Highway (approx. 1.1 miles away); Buried Treasure in the Heartland (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the Big Well. (Submitted on May 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Big Well; An 8 Wonder of Kansas. (Submitted on May 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Greensburg (Big) Well National Register Nomination. (Submitted on May 11, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkDisastersMan-Made Features
 
Ball from Big Well of Greensburg & Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
2. Ball from Big Well of Greensburg & Marker
Big Well Museum Interior image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
3. Big Well Museum Interior
Stone wall is part of the Big Well
Crosscut Diagram of Big Well image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
4. Crosscut Diagram of Big Well
By Big Well Museum
Looking Down Into the Big Well image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
5. Looking Down Into the Big Well
Remains of Greensburg's Tornado Warning Siren image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
6. Remains of Greensburg's Tornado Warning Siren
On exhibit in the Big Well Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on May 11, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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