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Haskell Bandstand/Gazebo

 
 
Haskell Bandstand/Gazebo Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. Haskell Bandstand/Gazebo Marker
Inscription.

The Haskell Bandstand, (now called the Gazebo) was built in 1908 after the previous bandstand was destroyed by a wind storm. Music was an enjoyed student activity. The bandstand was used frequently for concerts in the early days. The bandstand is a Historical landmark with the National Historical Society.

The Haskell Institute Band played at events across the country, including the 1904 World’s fair in St. Louis, Mo.
 
Erected by Haskell Indian Nations University.
 
Location. 38° 56.344′ N, 95° 13.924′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Touch for map. Marker is about 50 feet ESE of the Gazebo, on the Haskell Indian Nations University campus. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrence KS 66046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Haskell Indian Nations University (here, next to this marker); Tecumseh Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Original Bandstand (within shouting distance of this marker); Hiawatha Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Haskell Celebration 1926 (about 500 feet
Haskell Bandstand/Gazebo and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Haskell Bandstand/Gazebo and Marker
away, measured in a direct line); Haskell Indian Nations University Timeline (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Haskell Indian Nations University (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Haskell Indian Nations University (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Haskell Indian Nations University. (Submitted on September 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Haskell Institute National Register Nomination. (Submitted on September 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Haskell Bandstand/Gazebo image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
3. Haskell Bandstand/Gazebo
Haskell Indian University Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Haskell Indian University Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on September 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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