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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rush County, Kansas

 
Clickable Map of Rush 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 Rush County, KS (7) Barton County, KS (61) Ellis County, KS (83) Ness County, KS (7) Pawnee County, KS (23) Russell County, KS (22)  RushCounty(7) Rush County (7)  BartonCounty(61) Barton County (61)  EllisCounty(83) Ellis County (83)  NessCounty(7) Ness County (7)  PawneeCounty(23) Pawnee County (23)  RussellCounty(22) Russell County (22)
La Crosse is the county seat for Rush County
Adjacent to Rush County, Kansas
      Barton County (61)  
      Ellis County (83)  
      Ness County (7)  
      Pawnee County (23)  
      Russell County (22)  
 
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1Kansas, Rush County, Alexander — 113 — Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Trail
On State Highway 96 at Whippet Avenue, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 96.
Established in 1867, the Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Trail, which passed near this spot, was first used by the military and some civilian traffic in 1868. The following year Alexander Harvey, a former member of the Sixth Cavalry, built a trading post . . . Map (db m89567) HM
2Kansas, Rush County, La Crosse — Barnard LibraryWorks Progress Administration — 1937 —
Near Elm Street at 6th Street, on the right when traveling south.
Erected by Works Progress Administration and Board of Education La Crosse A.D. 1937Map (db m155985) HM
3Kansas, Rush County, La Crosse — Grass Park
Near 1st Street just west of Main Street (U.S. 183), on the right when traveling west.
This park was named in honor of H. W. Grass, Sr., La Crosse banker who gave much to the early day development of La Crosse. Original property for the park was given to the city in 1956 by the descendants of H. W. Grass, Sr. Later additions were . . . Map (db m212972) HM
4Kansas, Rush County, La Crosse — Howard R. Barnard1863-1948 — Pioneer Educator —
Near Main Street (U.S. 183) at 1st Street, on the right when traveling south.
Howard R. Barnard established Entre Nous "College" in northwest Rush Co. in 1906. He built a 2-story building, hired teachers, and provided school buses, using for funds a sizable inheritance which he received from the east. This was one of the . . . Map (db m155986) HM
5Kansas, Rush County, LaCrosse — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
On Main Street (U.S. 183) at 4th Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . Map (db m95333) HM
6Kansas, Rush County, LaCrosse — War Memorial
On Main Street (U.S. 183) at 4th Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
Each flag honors A Rush County Man who died during wartimeMap (db m95695) WM
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7Kansas, Rush County, McCracken — Site of Entre Nous CollegeHealth and Home EHU
On Avenue E at County Route 140, on the left when traveling east on Avenue E.
Site of Entre Nous College Established in 1906 by Howard R. Barnard "Yankee on the Prairie"Map (db m81109) HM
 
 
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Jan. 27, 2023