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

Post Riding Hall

Built 1889

 
 
Post Riding Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
1. Post Riding Hall Marker
Inscription.

This building was used as a horse riding hall where troops practiced horsemanship skills. It was used for this purpose until the "new" riding hall was constructed in 1908. The new Riding Hall is now Gruber Gym on Reynolds Avenue.

 
Erected by United States Army.
 
Location. 39° 21.521′ N, 94° 55.168′ W. Marker is in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Marker is on McClellan Avenue north of McPherson Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Leavenworth KS 66027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Capital of Kansas Territory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Schenck Smith House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artillery Guard House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Old Blockhouse (approx. mile away); Grant (approx. 0.3 miles away); Zais Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Leigh Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Santa Fe and Oregon Trails (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Leavenworth.
 
More about this marker. Public access to the post is possible with proper identification, subject to U.S. Army regulations.
 
Also see . . .
Post Riding Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
2. Post Riding Hall and Marker

1. Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. (Submitted on July 12, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fort Leavenworth US Army Garrison. (Submitted on July 12, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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