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

Sweezy House

 
 
Sweezy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2012
1. Sweezy House Marker
Inscription.

Site of the first public building in Halstead, Kansas
Erected in March 1873 by G. W. Sweezy
It was a two story frame building 32 feet by 42 feet used as a commercial hotel and known as

The Sweezy Hotel

After fifty nine years of use, the building was torn down in 1932.


 
Erected 1977 by Harvey County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 0.259′ N, 97° 30.372′ W. Marker is in Halstead, Kansas, in Harvey County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Main Street, 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. The Old Hardware Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Library (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Lt. Eldo "Pop" Steele (about 600 feet away); Halstead Santa Fe Depot (about 600 feet away); Scout Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Horse and Buggy Doctor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halstead.
 
Also see . . .
Sweezy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2012
2. Sweezy House Marker
 History of Halstead, Kansas. (Submitted on March 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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