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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ness County, Kansas

 
Clickable Map of Ness 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 Ness County, KS (7) Ellis County, KS (83) Finney County, KS (15) Gove County, KS (1) Hodgeman County, KS (1) Lane County, KS (0) Pawnee County, KS (23) Rush County, KS (7) Trego County, KS (5)  NessCounty(7) Ness County (7)  EllisCounty(83) Ellis County (83)  FinneyCounty(15) Finney County (15)  GoveCounty(1) Gove County (1)  HodgemanCounty(1) Hodgeman County (1)  LaneCounty(0) Lane County (0)  PawneeCounty(23) Pawnee County (23)  RushCounty(7) Rush County (7)  TregoCounty(5) Trego County (5)
Ness City is the county seat for Ness County
Adjacent to Ness County, Kansas
      Ellis County (83)  
      Finney County (15)  
      Gove County (1)  
      Hodgeman County (1)  
      Lane County (0)  
      Pawnee County (23)  
      Rush County (7)  
      Trego County (5)  
 
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1Kansas, Ness County, Beeler — George Washington Carver
On County Road 523, 0.8 miles 120 Rd, on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated to the Memory of George Washington Carver, 1864-1943, Citizen - Scientist - Benefactor who rose from slavery to fame and gave to our country an everlasting heritage. Ness County is proud to honor him and claim him as a pioneer. This stone . . . Map (db m61956) HM
2Kansas, Ness County, Beeler — 79 — Homestead of a Genius
On State Highway 96, 0.1 miles east of C Rd, on the right when traveling east.
A mile and half south is a quarter section of land originally homesteaded by George Washington Carver. An African American and one of America's great scientists, Carver revolutionized agriculture in the South with his discoveries. From sweet . . . Map (db m61955) HM
3Kansas, Ness County, Ness City — Corporal Noah V. B. Ness
On Sycamore Street (State Highway 96) west of Kansas Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Seventh Kansas Cavalry Died, August 22, 1864 Abbeville, Mississippi In 1876 the Kansas Legislature name Ness County in his honor. This statue is in memory of Noah Ness and all the brave men who have fought to keep this country free. . . . Map (db m66143) WM
4Kansas, Ness County, Ness City — Lion Block
On Main Street west of Kansas Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
has been listed on the Register of Historic Kansas Places by the United States Department of the Interior August 20, 2008 This property has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States . . . Map (db m66164) HM
5Kansas, Ness County, Ness City — Ness County Bank Building
On Pennsylvania Avenue (U.S. 283) at Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Known as the "Skyscraper of the Plains," this native stone structure is the legacy left by N.C. Merrill, an avid promoter of Ness City and Ness County. Built in 1888, it stands as a tribute to the ingenuity, dreams, and culture of the settlers . . . Map (db m65985) HM
6Kansas, Ness County, Ness City — Ness County Courthouse
On Sycamore Street at Kansas Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Sycamore Street.
[List of County Officials] [County] Population 1500 [on] date of organization 1880 On day of dedication 7225 [County] Valuation $204,597.00 [on] date of organization 1880 On day of dedication $14,302,982.00 Ross Calhoun Donor of . . . Map (db m66144) HM
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7Kansas, Ness County, Ness City — Veterans MemorialAll Gave Some • Some Gave All
On Kansas Avenue at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Kansas Avenue.
We, the people of Ness County... with Grateful hearts honor those who served and sacrificed for our Great Nation. To those who proudly served we owe our freedom. We dedicate this memorial to them, ensuring that their efforts will never . . . Map (db m66166) WM
 
 
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Feb. 2, 2023