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

Millstones

 
 
Millstones Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
1. Millstones Marker
Inscription.

In pioneer days,
wheat was ground
on these millstones

Display provided by
Association of Operative
Millers.


 
Erected by Association of Operative Millers and Kansas State University.
 
Location. 39° 11.564′ N, 96° 34.791′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, Kansas, in Riley County. Marker is on Mid-Campus Drive north of Petticoat Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker and millstones are adjacent to Shellenberger Hall, on the Kansas State University campus. Marker is in this post office area: Manhattan KS 66506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Spanish American War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harahey (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Hartford House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dobřichovice, Czech Republic Manhattan, Kansas (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ft. Leavenworth - Ft. Riley Military Road (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Also see . . .
1. Shellenberger Hall, Kansas State University
Millstones and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
2. Millstones and Marker
. (Submitted on February 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Grain Science and Industry, Kansas State University. (Submitted on February 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Wheat at Kansapedia. (Submitted on February 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Kansas Wheat History. (Submitted on February 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. AgricultureEducationMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
Millstones and Marker at Shellenberger Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
3. Millstones and Marker at Shellenberger Hall
 
 
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 173 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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