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Peabody in Marion County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First Free Public Library Building in Kansas

Erected 1874

 
 
First Free Public Library Building in Kansas Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 10, 2016
1. First Free Public Library Building in Kansas Marker
Inscription.

Acquired in 1925 by the
Woman's Relief Corps
as an assembly hall for
The Grand Army of the Republic
and its Auxiliary
The National Woman's Relief Corps.

This property is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Location. 38° 10.032′ N, 97° 6.373′ W. Marker is in Peabody, Kansas, in Marion County. Marker is on Division Avenue east of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Building is the Peabody Historical Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 East Division Avenue, Peabody KS 66866, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fairplay Church [Bell] (here, next to this marker); Peabody High School Light Poles (a few steps from this marker); Carnegie Library (a few steps from this marker); J. S. Schroeder Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mennonite Centennial Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Turkey Red Wheat (approx. 8.4 miles away); Ebenfeld Centennial (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peabody.
 
Also see . . .
Old Peabody Library NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 10, 2016
2. Old Peabody Library NRHP Marker
 Old Peabody Library National Register Nomination. (Submitted on June 17, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & Patriotism
 
Old Peabody Library / G.A.R. Hall and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 10, 2016
3. Old Peabody Library / G.A.R. Hall and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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