“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Marion County, Kansas

Clickable Map of Marion 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> Marion County, KS (31) Butler County, KS (31) Chase County, KS (21) Dickinson County, KS (46) Harvey County, KS (29) McPherson County, KS (62) Morris County, KS (56) Saline County, KS (26)  MarionCounty(31) Marion County (31)  ButlerCounty(31) Butler County (31)  ChaseCounty(21) Chase County (21)  DickinsonCounty(46) Dickinson County (46)  HarveyCounty(29) Harvey County (29)  McPhersonCounty(62) McPherson County (62)  MorrisCounty(56) Morris County (56)  SalineCounty(26) Saline County (26)
Marion is the county seat for Marion County
Adjacent to Marion County, Kansas
      Butler County (31)  
      Chase County (21)  
      Dickinson County (46)  
      Harvey County (29)  
      McPherson County (62)  
      Morris County (56)  
      Saline County (26)  
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1 Kansas, Marion County, Alexanderfeld — Alexanderfeld Village
Alexanderfeld was a farming village with farmsteads clustered along this mile road. This monument is to commemorate the Mennonite pioneer families who settled on this native prairie 1874 - 1877 from Molotschna Colony, South Russia (Ukraine). . . . Map (db m61031) HM
2 Kansas, Marion County, Durham — 33 — Santa Fe Trail1822 - 1872
[Title is text]Map (db m61295) HM
3 Kansas, Marion County, Florence — Moses Shane Memorial Park
Moses Shane was a pioneer who had the courage to explore and settle in this vast and open country. He was of Irish descent. He located where Florence stands, built a log cabin and broke several acres of ground in the spring of 1858 —————— . . . Map (db m53566) HM
4 Kansas, Marion County, Florence — Veterans Memorial
The Price of Liberty in undiluted full measure is sacrifice, pain, and blood - these Patriots paid the Price for Us All ———————— In War, There is no Substitute for Victory. Gen . . . Map (db m88768) WM
5 Kansas, Marion County, Goessel — Banman Wheat Threshing Stone
This wheat threshing stone is the symbol of pioneer life and was used by the Elder Heinrich Banman.Map (db m61076) HM
6 Kansas, Marion County, Goessel — 31 — The Mennonites in Kansas
Beginning in 1874, hundreds of peace-loving Mennonite immigrants settled in central Kansas. They had left their former homes in Russia because a hundred-year-old immunity from established religious orthodoxy and military service was being . . . Map (db m61058) HM
7 Kansas, Marion County, Hillsboro — A Place of Meditation
Dedicated to those from this community that gave their lives in combat while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States Government William L Klassen • Irwin W Harder • Karl W Schroeder • Alfred L Schroeder • Leo J Warkentin • Roy Flaming . . . Map (db m61054) WM
8 Kansas, Marion County, Hillsboro — Ebenfeld Centennial1876 - 1976
The first organized Mennonite Brethren Church in North America From the Steppes of South Russia to the Plains of Central Kansas “When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, what mean these stones? Then ye . . . Map (db m61003) HM
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9 Kansas, Marion County, Hillsboro — First Mennonite Church
First Mennonite Church was organized in 1884. Our first building was dedicated in 1886. Our present building was completed in 1967. The front door stone was broken when removed from the original church structure. This stone was restored and mounted . . . Map (db m61029) HM
10 Kansas, Marion County, Hillsboro — Hillsboro AirportAlfred Schroeder Field
Lt. Schroeder U.S. Navy pilot died in the line of duty on March 29, 1945 "He died that we might be free"Map (db m61030) WM
11 Kansas, Marion County, Hillsboro — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
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 and loyalty . . . Map (db m61053) HM
12 Kansas, Marion County, Hillsboro — The Crossing of Historic American Trails
Chisholm Trail 1867 - 1871 Old Santa Fe Trail 1822 - 1871Map (db m61028) HM
13 Kansas, Marion County, Hillsboro — Veterans Memorial
In memory to those who uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of AmericaMap (db m61056) WM
14 Kansas, Marion County, Lehigh — Frantz L. Groening
In memory of Our Ancestors and Mr. Frantz L. Groening who began grinding wheat into flour with these mill rocks in 1898 until 1914Map (db m61034) HM
15 Kansas, Marion County, Lincolnville — Wilbert Henry OtteFireman First Class, United States Navy
Erected to the memory of Wilbert H. Otte FF/C U.S.N. Born Apr. 14, 1922 Killed in Action May 4, 1945 Aboard the U.S.S. BirminghamMap (db m80627) WM
16 Kansas, Marion County, Marion — C.C.C. Worker
From 1933 to 1942 the Civilian Conservation Corps had more than 3.5 million enrollees, including 38,163 Kansas youth and veterans. The CCC left a legacy of improvements in our natural resources and infrastructure. This statue honors them for . . . Map (db m60995) HM
17 Kansas, Marion County, Marion — Civil War and Woman's Relief Corps Memorial
In Memory Of Civil War Veterans and W. R. C.Map (db m60970) WM
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18 Kansas, Marion County, Marion — Elgin House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior In grateful memory of Van Keith Anderson Nov. 4, 1921 - Jan. 11, 1986 the engineer who developed . . . Map (db m60955) HM
19 Kansas, Marion County, Marion — Hill School Bell
This 500 pound bell was installed when the school was constructed in 1873, and was mounted as a memorial during the Bicentennial Year, 1976, when the bldg. was restoredMap (db m60956) HM
20 Kansas, Marion County, Marion — Marion County LakeEarthen Dam Completed June 21, 1937 — By Civilian Conservation Corp. —
Election held Nov. 6. 1934 - Camp moved in Feb. 3. 1936 - Plan approved Aug. 9. 1936 - Gate closed June 17. 1937 - First state fish Mar. 1938 - First county fish Apr. 20. 1938 - Lake level high elv. 133.3 June 24. 1938 - Gate opened Elev 127.3 Nov. . . . Map (db m60997) HM
21 Kansas, Marion County, Marion — Marion County Park & Lake
Marion County Park & Lake is the result of two FDR New Deal programs that were born during the 1930s depression. The Civilian Conservation Corps and Works Progress Administration's goals were to put men to work and conserve our natural resources. . . . Map (db m60994) HM
22 Kansas, Marion County, Peabody — Carnegie Library
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m95248) HM
23 Kansas, Marion County, Peabody — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Defenders of the Union 1861-1865 ———————— In 1900 the Peabody Women's Relief Corps Post 99, auxiliary for Peabody Post 89 of the Grand Army of the Republic, purchased this . . . Map (db m95252) HM WM
24 Kansas, Marion County, Peabody — Fairplay Church [Bell]1892 - 1974
Location - 4 miles south 1 mile east from southeast corner of PeabodyMap (db m95249) HM
25 Kansas, Marion County, Peabody — First Free Public Library Building in KansasErected 1874
Acquired in 1925 by the Woman's Relief Corps as an assembly hall for The Grand Army of the Republic and its Auxiliary The National Woman's Relief Corps. This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by . . . Map (db m95250) HM
26 Kansas, Marion County, Peabody — J. S. Schroeder BuildingBuilt 1884
National Register of Historic placesMap (db m95253) HM
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27 Kansas, Marion County, Peabody — Mennonite Centennial Memorial1874 - 1974
This monument is an expression of deep gratitude — to the City of Peabody for receiving the Mennonite immigrants, extending hospitality to them, and now granting a plot for this memorial, — to the Santa Fe Railroad for directing the . . . Map (db m95256) HM
28 Kansas, Marion County, Peabody — Peabody High School Light Poles
These light poles were from the Peabody High School (1923-1996). Bob and Susan Marshall of Peabody donated them to the Peabody Historical Society. Installation at this location was a joint effort between the historical society and the Peabody . . . Map (db m95251) HM
29 Kansas, Marion County, Pilsen — Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun1st Cavalry United States Army
. . . Map (db m64323) WM
30 Kansas, Marion County, Pilsen — Chaplain (Father) Emil J. KapaunIn Memory Of
. . . Map (db m64327) WM
31 Kansas, Marion County, Tampa — Old Santa Fe Trail
Operated 1822-1872 Purchased from the Indians Aug. 10, 1825 Surveyed 1827 from Independence, Mo to Santa Fe, N.M. Map (db m76797) HM
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Feb. 28, 2024