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Burlington in Coffey County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Marion Ellett “Most Easy” Budd

July 14, 1864 to Jan. 2, 1934

 
 
Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 11, 2015
1. Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd Mural
Inscription.

Marion Ellett Budd was a country printer who ranked with the best craftsmen in the printing industry. Most Easy came to Burlington on Sept. 1st, 1877. His Runt Park, as he called his place in Burlington, attracted thousands of curiosity seekers to see his fanciful creations in concrete and stone.

Runt is the concrete dog in the center of this love triangle behind the castle. Thousands drove many miles to see this and the other works of art in Budd's Runt Park.
 
Location. 38° 11.861′ N, 95° 44.3′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Kansas, in Coffey County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street (U.S. 75) and Juniatta Street, on the right when traveling north on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 North 4th Street, Burlington KS 66839, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Coffey County Republican (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burlington, Kansas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coffey County Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring (approx. mile away); Coffey County, Kansas (approx. mile

Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd Mural Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 11, 2015
2. Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd Mural Detail
away); Coffey County Fairgrounds (approx. half a mile away); Coffey County Fair (approx. half a mile away); Lieut. William Fitzsimons (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
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Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 11, 2015
3. Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd Mural
Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 11, 2015
4. Marion Ellett "Most Easy" Budd Mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 16, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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