“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Brown County Kansas Historical Markers

Everest 125th Anniversary Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
Everest 125th Anniversary Marker
Kansas (Brown County), Everest — Everest 125th Anniversary — May 1, 1882
125 years ago Everest was established when Edwin Sandison acquired a tract of land along the new Missouri Pacific Railroad right-of-way. The town was named after Col. Aaron S. Everest who projected the railroad extension connecting Atchison and . . . — Map (db m77933) HM
Kansas (Brown County), Everest — Everest Honor Garden — Miller Family Flag Plaza
[Selected representative tiles] Thomas Corwin Honnell Ohio Vol Infantry Captain Civil War 1861-1865 Elmer Martin Larson US Navy - WWI Seaman - USS Delaware DIA 10 8 [19]18 Hampton Roads, Va Levin Joseph Gearhart . . . — Map (db m77934) WM
Kansas (Brown County), Everest — Honnell - Means Honor Garden — A Family Whose Roots Run Deep in Everest Community Spirit
Thomas Corwin Honnell 1840 - 1919 1840 - Born in Shelby County, Ohio 1857 - Teacher in Ohio Schools 1861 - Captain in the Union Army Injured at Chic[k]amauga Shook President Lincoln's Hand 1870 - Bought a 160 Acre Farm Two . . . — Map (db m77905) HM
Kansas (Brown County), Everest — Prairie Flower Garden — Dedicated to the Hutchison Family — Theodore Martin Hutchison • Betty Sloan Hutchison
The Hutchison family's roots run deep in Kansas. Both Ted and Betty were born near Huron, Kansas where their parents and grandparents lived before them. Ted and Betty married in 1938 and after farming east of Everest during the early 1940's, . . . — Map (db m77954) HM
Kansas (Brown County), Everest — School Bell - 1886
[Title is text] — Map (db m77902) HM
Kansas (Brown County), Everest — The "Three Amigos" Tree
Don Nigus - ERHS '58 Reuben Sullivan - ERHS '65 Bob Edwardson - ERHS '60 In a "loco" mood they rambled down Main Street and into the pool hall, inciting a grass roots movement that gave birth to the Everest Community Park & . . . — Map (db m77904) HM
Kansas (Brown County), Everest — The Founders of Everest — 1882 - 1932
Erected in memory of the Founders of Everest — Map (db m77894) HM
Kansas (Brown County), Horton — "Four Horsemen of the Lines"
Unquestionably the most widely published photograph in rural electrification history captures high drama and momentum as the last miles of line are pulled only the day before energization for the Brown-Atchison Electric Cooperative Association, . . . — Map (db m63775) HM
Kansas (Brown County), Horton — 111 — First REA Project in Kansas
At this site the first power pole for the Brown-Atchison Electric Cooperative was dedicated in special ceremony on November 10, 1937. Brown-Atchison was the first rural electric project to energize in Kansas financed by loan funds from the Rural . . . — Map (db m63774) HM
Kansas (Brown County), Horton — Horton Civic Center — [Brown County Fairgrounds]
. . . — Map (db m63782) HM

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