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Mound City in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Log Corncrib

Year built unknown

 

—Relocated to park in 1982 —

 
Log Corncrib Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2016
1. Log Corncrib Marker
Inscription.

The wooden corncrib was found on all farms to hold the yearly corn crop to be fed to the farm animals. The corncrib was also a fun place to play for the family children.

Donated by Larry Hall


 
Erected by Mound City Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 8.574′ N, 94° 49.073′ W. Marker is in Mound City, Kansas, in Linn County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 52) west of 7th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Mound City Historical Park, Mound City KS 66056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Windmill and Water Trough (here, next to this marker); Barn (a few steps from this marker); Mound City Bandwagon (a few steps from this marker); Fort Montgomery (a few steps from this marker); Clausen Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Number 9 School (within shouting distance of this marker); Wesley Chapel Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Mound City Depot (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound City.
 
Also see . . .  Pioneer Life. (Submitted on March 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. AgricultureMan-Made Features
 
Log Corncrib and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2016
2. Log Corncrib and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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