This stone arch stood from 1878-1924 as the entry to Central School, 600 Leavenworth. At the suggestion of Judge Sam Kimble, Contractor Mont J. Green, Sr. contributed the arch as a memorial to Amanda Arnold, an early teacher who came on the . . . — — Map (db m33096) HM
Between 1881 and 1917 Andrew Carnegie provided funds for 2,509 public libraries in the United States, Canada, and Britain. One of these was this building, which was the Manhattan Public Library from 1904 to 1969, when it became the Courthouse . . . — — Map (db m80797) HM
Manhattan's businesses developed around the transportation available at the time. Initially, the Kansas River and the Military Trail leading to Fort Riley were the only routes to get to Manhattan. With the arrival of the railroads, commerce . . . — — Map (db m80974) HM
The Hulse-Daughters House (1892) at 617 Colorado is a rare example of a Shingle style home in Kansas. Architect H.H. Richardson, whose Richardson Romanesque architectural style can be seen in many of the major buildings on the KSU campus, was one . . . — — Map (db m80968) HM
Damon Runyon (October 3, 1880December 10, 1946) was a newspaperman and writer best known for his short stories celebrating the world of Broadway in New York City. He spun humorous tales of gamblers, hustlers, actors, and gangsters; few of . . . — — Map (db m80962) HM
In 2006, the City of Manhattan established a partnership with Dobřichovice, a city in the Czech Republic. This relationship has created a continuing sharing of cultural, educational, youth and civic understanding and friendship between . . . — — Map (db m80837) HM
After crossing the Blue River and entering Riley County at the foot of Poyntz Avenue, "The Great Military Road" proceeded west to this point, where it angled off southwest passing through Theodore Roosevelt School grounds, Longs Park, and . . . — — Map (db m122967) HM
The image on this plaque depicts your view of the Konza Prairie and the Kansas River Valley. Looking from west to southwest, the view is typical of the Flint Hills in their natural state. Due west is the floodplain of the Kansas River and to the . . . — — Map (db m80813) HM
Konza Prairie Research Natural Area is an 8,600 acre tallgrass prairie preserve owned by The Nature Conservancy and managed by the Division of Biology at Kansas State University. You are standing on the northeast corner of the site which stretches . . . — — Map (db m80811) HM
Construction of the Union Pacific depot began the first week of August, 1901; seventy years later, the last passenger train pulled out of the station. In 1993 a community effort to preserve the depot began to take shape, and a year later the . . . — — Map (db m80796) HM
This home at 319 N. 5th was built in 1904 by Guy Varney. Designed in the Queen Anne style, the home incorporates Palladian windows and classical column porch supports. Solid limestone walls make up the structure of the first floor. Many of the . . . — — Map (db m80963) HM
Designed by Holland and Squires Architects in the Romanesque style Constructed by J.B. Betts of Topeka with stone carving by David Penny 1905-1907
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Monument contributions by Bayer Stone, . . . — — Map (db m203234) HM
In honor of
All American Veterans
who, although separated by generations,
share a common undeniable goal,
to valiantly protect and defend
our country's freedoms.
The American Veteran is
forever the symbol of heroism,
sacrifice, . . . — — Map (db m32763) HM
This house is one of about ten prefabricated buildings brought on the steamboat Hartford to Kansas in the spring of 1855.
The Hartford left Cincinnati, Ohio April 26, 1855. Its passengers planned to settle in a town named Manhattan at the . . . — — Map (db m80861) HM
"As to scenery, while I know the standard claim is that Yosemite, Niagara Falls, the Upper Yellowstone, and the like afford the greatest natural shows, I am not so sure but the prairies and plains, while less stunning at first sight, last . . . — — Map (db m80815) HM
Forever, we honor the men and women in military service in World War II - the largest war in human history with the greatest toll in lives, treasure, and suffering. Those we honor acted with greater strength than they thought they possessed. In . . . — — Map (db m80780) HM
One of Manhattan's early architects, Dr. John Walters, designed Douglass School in 1903. The school - designed for "colored" children is now the Douglass Center Annex.
Walters is best known for his buildings on the Kansas State University . . . — — Map (db m80895) HM
First house in Riley County built here in June, 1854. Named for Gen. E.A. Ogden who supervised the building of Fort Riley.
Pioneer settlers: Dixon Brothers Jacob Thierer S.B. White D.L. Chandler Thomas Reynolds — — Map (db m32760) HM