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

John Brown

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2013
1. John Brown Monument
Inscription.

Erected to the memory of
John Brown
by a grateful people

 
Erected 1911 by Western University Students and Citizens of Kansas City, Kansas.
 
Location. 39° 8.942′ N, 94° 39.556′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Kansas, in Wyandotte County. Marker is at the intersection of 27th Street and Sewell Avenue, on the left when traveling north on 27th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City KS 66104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quindaro, Kansas (here, next to this marker); Western University (here, next to this marker); Quindaro Ruins Archaeological Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mather Hall - Kansas City University (approx. 1.5 miles away); Eliza Burton Conley (approx. 3 miles away); Helena Conley (approx. 3 miles away); Silas Armstrong (approx. 3 miles away); The History of the Wyandot Indian Nation (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
More about this marker. Monument is near the antebellum community of Quindaro, a noted Underground Railroad location.
 
Also see . . .
John Brown Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2013
2. John Brown Monument

1. "Annals of Quindaro: A Kansas Ghost Town" (Farley, 1956). (Submitted on October 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Brown at Kansapedia. (Submitted on October 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Quindaro, Kansas. (Submitted on October 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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John Brown Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2013
3. John Brown Monument Marker
John Brown Monument Audio Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2013
4. John Brown Monument Audio Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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