Organized in 1880. A school was built 9 mil. NW of Marquette. In 1906 a new school was built and closed in 1948. Range was donated by John Hughes and then moved to Marquette. Plaque by Etta Hockstrasser Memorial in memory of Hughes' who attended Range.
Erected by the Etta Hockstrasser Memorial.
Location. 38° 33.278′ N, 97° 50.015′ W. Marker is in Marquette, Kansas, in McPherson County. Marker is on Washington Street north of 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker and school are part of the Marquette Museum complex. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 North Washington Street, Marquette KS 67464, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Opera Block (about 400 feet away); G.A.R. Post No. 308 Memorial (about 500 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hans Hanson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Mill Stone Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Methodist Mare" (approx. 8.6 miles away); Home and Studio of Anton Pearson (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marquette.
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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 135 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.