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

Meade County

Incorporated in 1885

 
 
Meade County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
1. Meade County Marker
Inscription.

The original Meade County Courthouse was built in 1888. Although the building was replaced in 1928, this old stone step and "1888" year carved in stone still mark where it stood.
 
Erected by Alva Monument Company.
 
Location. 37° 17.21′ N, 100° 20.39′ W. Marker is in Meade, Kansas, in Meade County. Marker is on Fowler Street (State Highway 23) north of Belle Meade Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the county courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North Fowler Street, Meade KS 67864, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Arena Club Women and Pioneer Settlers (a few steps from this marker); Veterans and War Memorials (within shouting distance of this marker); Jones & Plummer Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hoodoo Brown's Road Ranch (approx. 0.7 miles away); Graceland Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Grace Brown (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Lone Tree Incident (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meade.
 
Also see . . .
1. Meade County, Kansas, Official Website
Meade County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
2. Meade County Marker
Courthouse in background
. (Submitted on May 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Meade County, Kansas. (Submitted on May 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Original Meade County Courthouse Date Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
3. Original Meade County Courthouse Date Marker
Meade County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
4. Meade County Courthouse
Replaced the original courthouse in 1928
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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