Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Ness City in Ness County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Ness County Courthouse

 
 
Ness County Courthouse Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
1. Ness County Courthouse Cornerstone
Inscription.

[List of County Officials]

[County] Population 1500
[on] date of organization 1880
On day of dedication 7225

[County] Valuation $204,597.00
[on] date of organization 1880
On day of dedication $14,302,982.00

Ross Calhoun Donor of Ground
J. K. Barnd Rep. 1903
Secured Special Act for Court House

 
Erected 1917 by the People of Ness County.
 
Location. 38° 27.198′ N, 99° 54.419′ W. Marker is in Ness City, Kansas, in Ness County. Marker is at the intersection of Sycamore Street and Kansas Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Sycamore Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 West Sycamore Street, Ness City KS 67560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corporal Noah V. B. Ness (within shouting distance of this marker); Lion Block (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Ness County Bank Building (about 600 feet away).
 
More about this marker. Marker text is found on the courthouse cornerstone.
 
Also see . . .
Ness County Courthouse South Facade image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
2. Ness County Courthouse South Facade
1. Ness County, Kansas. (Submitted on June 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Ness County in Kansas Cyclopedia (1912). (Submitted on June 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Seal of the State of Kansas image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
3. Seal of the State of Kansas
On south facade of courthouse
Ness County Courthouse Ranch Scene image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
4. Ness County Courthouse Ranch Scene
On east facade
Ness County Courthouse Buffalo Scene image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
5. Ness County Courthouse Buffalo Scene
On north facade
Ness County Courthouse Nature Scene image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
6. Ness County Courthouse Nature Scene
On west facade
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Paid Advertisement