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

Mose Waters’ General Store

 
 
Mose Waters' General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
1. Mose Waters' General Store Marker
Inscription.

This structure is named for Mose Waters, the post sutler who built it in 1888 as a general store and recreation center. It became the first post exchange in 1897 and was converted to living quarters in 1930.
 
Erected by United States Army.
 
Location. 39° 3.929′ N, 96° 47.235′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker is on Sheridan Avenue 0.1 miles west of Pleasanton Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at Waters Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 170 Sheridan Avenue, Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Gallant Dead of the Second U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); To the United States Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Riding Hall / Polk Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Global War on Terrorism Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sturgis Stadium (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tuttle Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); 9th Armored Division (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
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Mose Waters' General Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
2. Mose Waters' General Store and Marker
Mose Waters' General Store image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
3. Mose Waters' General Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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