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

Scout Park

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 26, 2014
1. Scout Park Marker
Inscription.

Originally owned by the Halstead Town Company, Block 28 was officially designated a city park by the City of Halstead in 1891.

The Scout Cabin was built for the Halstead scout groups in 1941 by the Halstead Lions Club with the generous support of Dr. A. E. Hertzler.

Officially named Scout Park on March 14, 1990
 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 38° 0.123′ N, 97° 30.628′ W. Marker is in Halstead, Kansas, in Harvey County. Marker is at the intersection of Locust Street and 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on Locust Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halstead KS 67056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carnegie Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sweezy House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Hardware Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lt. Eldo "Pop" Steele (approx. 0.4 miles away); Halstead Santa Fe Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Horse and Buggy Doctor (approx. 1.8 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halstead.
 
Also see . . .  City of Halstead Parks and Recreation
Scout Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 26, 2014
2. Scout Park and Marker
. (Submitted on September 7, 2014, 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 September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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