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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Meade County, Kansas

 
Clickable Map of Meade County, Kansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Meade County, KS (11) Clark County, KS (2) Ford County, KS (51) Gray County, KS (2) Haskell County, KS (1) Seward County, KS (12) Beaver County, OK (6)  MeadeCounty(11) Meade County (11)  ClarkCounty(2) Clark County (2)  FordCounty(51) Ford County (51)  GrayCounty(2) Gray County (2)  HaskellCounty(1) Haskell County (1)  SewardCounty(12) Seward County (12)  BeaverCountyOklahoma(6) Beaver County (6)
Meade is the county seat for Meade County
Adjacent to Meade County, Kansas
      Clark County (2)  
      Ford County (51)  
      Gray County (2)  
      Haskell County (1)  
      Seward County (12)  
      Beaver County, Oklahoma (6)  
 
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1Kansas, Meade County, Fowler — Fowler Cemetery Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam Veterans All WarsMap (db m187116) WM
2Kansas, Meade County, Fowler — Fowler Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam Veterans All WarsMap (db m161629) WM
3Kansas, Meade County, Meade — Grace Brown1887
For whom Graceland Cemetery is named Child of Geo. W. (Hoo-Doo) and Sarah E. Brown ——————— Grace Brown, her brother Parley and an aunt died of scarlet fever in early 1887 and were buried on the . . . Map (db m65635) HM
4Kansas, Meade County, Meade — Graceland Cemetery
Formerly known as "Brown's Burying Ground" was purchased from George W. "Hoodoo" and Sarah E. Brown, March 23, 1887, for the sum of $,2000.00. The Browns asked that the name be changed to "Graceland" in memory of a small daughter who had . . . Map (db m65616) HM
5Kansas, Meade County, Meade — Hoodoo Brown's Road Ranch
In 1879, George W. (Hoodoo) Brown built a Road Ranch on the Jones and Plummer Trail at a place called "The Wells" on Crooked Creek just east of the present-day site of Meade. He built a sod house for his store and another for his family, as well . . . Map (db m65544) HM
6Kansas, Meade County, Meade — Jones & Plummer Trail1874 - 1888
Ft. Elliott, Texas to Dodge City, KansasMap (db m65545) HM
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7Kansas, Meade County, Meade — Meade CountyIncorporated in 1885
The original Meade County Courthouse was built in 1888. Although the building was replaced in 1928, this old stone step and "1888" year carved in stone still mark where it stood.Map (db m65520) HM
8Kansas, Meade County, Meade — Pioneer Arena Club Women and Pioneer Settlers
"To our pioneer club women and to our pioneer citizens, who builded better than they knew, we dedicate this marker which stands on the site of the old court-house, from which the dated stone was taken." May 1941Map (db m65521) HM
9Kansas, Meade County, Meade — 78 — The Lone Tree Incident
During the first half of the 19th century the U.S. government, in response to public pressure for land and resources, began a program of concentrating Indian tribes on reservations. After the Civil War, an ever growing number of settlers made it . . . Map (db m55276) HM
10Kansas, Meade County, Meade — Veterans and War Memorials
This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Meade County who entered the Armed Services of our country while residents of Meade County. ————————— Meade County Honor Roll . . . Map (db m65525) WM
11Kansas, Meade County, Meade — Veterans MemorialMeade County
In Sacred Memory of Our Heroes This monument was erected by the American Legion Auxiliary of Meade, Kansas, assisted by ex-service men and patriotic citizens, and on May 30, 1927 dedicated to the memory of Meade County's Departed . . . Map (db m65636) WM
 
 
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Feb. 3, 2023