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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Coffey County, Kansas

Clickable Map of Coffey County, Kansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Coffey County, KS (19) Allen County, KS (60) Anderson County, KS (5) Franklin County, KS (18) Greenwood County, KS (6) Lyon County, KS (46) Osage County, KS (10) Woodson County, KS (5)  CoffeyCounty(19) Coffey County (19)  AllenCounty(60) Allen County (60)  AndersonCounty(5) Anderson County (5)  FranklinCounty(18) Franklin County (18)  GreenwoodCounty(6) Greenwood County (6)  LyonCounty(46) Lyon County (46)  OsageCounty(10) Osage County (10)  WoodsonCounty(5) Woodson County (5)
Burlington is the county seat for Coffey County
Adjacent to Coffey County, Kansas
      Allen County (60)  
      Anderson County (5)  
      Franklin County (18)  
      Greenwood County (6)  
      Lyon County (46)  
      Osage County (10)  
      Woodson County (5)  
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1 Kansas, Coffey County, Burlington — 8 Elements of Kansas Exploring
Architecture Carnegie Free Library est. 1912 —————— Art Sunflowers in Coffey County —————— Commerce Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant . . . Map (db m50030) HM
2 Kansas, Coffey County, Burlington — Burlington, KansasFrom A Campground To A City
Restoration Capital and Pressed Metal Ceiling Capital of Kansas Centennial 1857-1957 Sesquicentennial 1857-2007 Bi-Centennial 1857-2057 Fernando Augustus Atherly 1835 - 1904 First Mayor of Burlington Elected 1870 Amarette . . . Map (db m50068) HM
3 Kansas, Coffey County, Burlington — Coffey County Fair
The Coffey County Agricultural and Mechanical Fair Association was established on November 27th, 1880, and the statement was made: "The fact of our need for this fair is proven by the interest taken in the matter by all classes of our . . . Map (db m50093) HM
4 Kansas, Coffey County, Burlington — Coffey County Fairgrounds
Home of the longest consecutive county fair in the State of Kansas Established September 20, 1881Map (db m50094) HM
5 Kansas, Coffey County, Burlington — Coffey County Veterans Memorial Park
This memorial and park is dedicated in 1992 to the veterans of Coffey County, both living and dead, who gave of their time and some their lives, to support the tenets of freedom and liberty that the United States of America and Coffey County, . . . Map (db m50027) WM
6 Kansas, Coffey County, Burlington — Coffey County, Kansas
Coffey County Courthouse 1901-1964 Frederick and Isabelle Scott Troxell Built First Home in Coffey County-1854 August Zscheile Burlington Carriage Works Delos Miller Sheriff - 1877 C. B. Graves County Attorney - 1876 W. H. . . . Map (db m50071) HM
7 Kansas, Coffey County, Burlington — Lieut. William FitzsimonsThe First To Fall
In Memory of First Lieutenant William T. Fitzsimons, M.D. 1889 - 1917 Born in Burlington on April 18, 1889, Dr. Fitzsimons spent his childhood here, then graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1912. Shortly after . . . Map (db m80595) HM WM
8 Kansas, Coffey County, Burlington — Marion Ellett "Most Easy" BuddJuly 14, 1864 to Jan. 2, 1934
Marion Ellett Budd was a country printer who ranked with the best craftsmen in the printing industry. Most Easy came to Burlington on Sept. 1st, 1877. His Runt Park, as he called his place in Burlington, attracted thousands of curiosity seekers . . . Map (db m80312) HM
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9 Kansas, Coffey County, Burlington — The Coffey County Republican
Coffey County's Oldest Consecutively Published Newspaper Established 1859 John Redmond Publisher, 1898-1953 Bill Batdorf Publisher, 1953-1973 Floyd S. Ecord Publisher, 1953-1973 Glenn German Publisher, 1973-1998 Gene . . . Map (db m50069) HM
10 Kansas, Coffey County, Gridley — Gridley Armed Forces Memorial
In honor of the men and women who serve to protect our freedom Flag poles in memory of Rose Marie (Lane) Beyer 1925 - 2002Map (db m80041) WM
11 Kansas, Coffey County, Lebo — City of LeboEst. 1883 - Inc. 1886 — Celebrating Our Welsh Heritage —
First brick school building Erected 1907 Methodist Church Est. 1884 Baptist Church Est. 1889 Evan and Walter Jones Jail • Miller House • DepotMap (db m80549) HM
12 Kansas, Coffey County, Lebo — Civil War Memorial
In memory of Our Heroes 1861 - 1865Map (db m71241) WM
13 Kansas, Coffey County, Lebo — World War II Memorial
Dedicated in memory of those who gave their lives during WWII Tom G. Buchtel, PFC. Infantry France, June 12, 1944 Nolan E. Dressler, Lt. U.S. [Army] Air Force Austria, April 12, 1944 William Edwards, Jr., PFC. Infantry . . . Map (db m80548) WM
14 Kansas, Coffey County, LeRoy — Founding of LeRoy, Kansas
In memory LeRoy, Kansas Founded in 1855 by Thomas Crabree, John Scott and Frederick Troxel.Map (db m80012) HM
15 Kansas, Coffey County, LeRoy — History of LeRoy, Kansas
[Mural highlighting local history]Map (db m80025) HM
16 Kansas, Coffey County, LeRoy — Opothleyahola
Born in the tribal town, Tuckabatchee, Alabama, in the late 1700s, Upper Creek Leader Opothleyahola demonstrated leadership as a youth, was later cited by three Presidents for his enduring struggle to win freedom for his people. Forced from . . . Map (db m80037) HM
17 Kansas, Coffey County, LeRoy — Veterans Memorial
Memorial to those who served to protect our freedom [Honor Roll of Veterans]Map (db m80039) WM
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18 Kansas, Coffey County, Waverly — Olive Ann Mellor Beech1903 - 1993
Born in Waverly on Sept. 24, 1903, she co-founded Beech Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas, in 1932, with her husband Walter Beech. She played a vital role in the company and after his death in 1950, she led Beech Aircraft Corporation, until her . . . Map (db m89320) HM
19 Kansas, Coffey County, Waverly — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in honor of all who served in the Armed Forces We must always remember it is because of their sacrifices that we enjoy our freedom today —————————— This monument is . . . Map (db m89321) WM
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Feb. 21, 2024