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Sterling in Rice County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Bulletin

 
 
The Bulletin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
1. The Bulletin Marker
Inscription.

E. Branson Cowgill established the city's first newspaper, the Rice County Gazette, at this location in 1876. J. E. Junkin combined the Gazette and Bulletin in 1891. The Gazette name was dropped and the classic tin front added in 1899. The Sterling Kansas Bulletin, "The Old Home Paper", continued at this site until 1996.
 
Erected by Historic Downtown Sterling, Ks.
 
Location. 38° 12.583′ N, 98° 12.422′ W. Marker is in Sterling, Kansas, in Rice County. Marker is on Broadway (State Highway 14/96) south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 South Broadway, Sterling KS 67579, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Emporium (within shouting distance of this marker); The Landis Hollinger Mercantile (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Monroe Apartments (about 400 feet away); The Mincer Building (about 400 feet away); Meade Post No 14 G.A.R. Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Santa Fe Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); The African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cooper Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sterling.
 
Also see . . .

The Bulletin Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
2. The Bulletin Building and Marker

1. The Bulletin, "The Old Home Paper". (Submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Historical Development of Sterling, Kansas. (Submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. . (Submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. "A Souvenir of Sterling, Kansas" (1925). (Submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Main Street Sterling. (Submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Bulletin Building Tin Front Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 11, 2016
3. The Bulletin Building Tin Front Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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