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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Osborne County, Kansas

 
Clickable Map of Osborne 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 Osborne County, KS (18) Ellis County, KS (83) Jewell County, KS (3) Lincoln County, KS (1) Mitchell County, KS (10) Rooks County, KS (1) Russell County, KS (22) Smith County, KS (7)  OsborneCounty(18) Osborne County (18)  EllisCounty(83) Ellis County (83)  JewellCounty(3) Jewell County (3)  LincolnCounty(1) Lincoln County (1)  MitchellCounty(10) Mitchell County (10)  RooksCounty(1) Rooks County (1)  RussellCounty(22) Russell County (22)  SmithCounty(7) Smith County (7)
Osborne is the county seat for Osborne County
Adjacent to Osborne County, Kansas
      Ellis County (83)  
      Jewell County (3)  
      Lincoln County (1)  
      Mitchell County (10)  
      Rooks County (1)  
      Russell County (22)  
      Smith County (7)  
 
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1 Kansas, Osborne County, Alton — AltonEstablished 1870
Customs Let's Celebrate!If you arrive before the sun on Easter morning, you won't find the citizens of Alton asleep. Instead, they will be participating in one of their annual events, the Alton Easter pageant of Passion Week. You don't . . . Map (db m131514) HM
2 Kansas, Osborne County, Alton — The Founding of Alton, Kansas
In the fall of 1870 two men, Hiram C. Bull and Lyman T. Earl, set out from Cawker City Kansas to establish a new town in the South Fork Solomon River valley. They were drawn to this location by the 200-foot high bluffs rising above a wide bend in . . . Map (db m131515) HM
3 Kansas, Osborne County, Alton — The Historic Bohemian Hall & Cultural CenterOsborne County Historical Marker
Many Czech families, known locally as Bohemians, settled in the late 19th Century in the area of southwest Smith, northeast Rooks and northwest Osborne Counties. Interest soon developed to establish a Czech fraternal organization to strengthen the . . . Map (db m123092) HM
4 Kansas, Osborne County, Downs — Carnegie Library1905
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m46614) HM
5 Kansas, Osborne County, Downs — Civil War Unknown Dead
In memory of the unknown who died in defense of their country 1861-65Map (db m46639) WM
6 Kansas, Osborne County, Downs — Memorial Hall
Dedicated to those who fought for their country in World War 1. The only monument to "The War to End All Wars" in Osborne County. Cornerstone laid July 27, 1922. Opened February 15, 1923.Map (db m46615) WM
7 Kansas, Osborne County, Downs — Missouri Pacific Railroad DepotBuilt 1917 - Restored 1999 - 2005 — Downs Historical Railroad Foundation —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Preservation of this property has been assisted by the Kansas Heritage Trust Fund Kansas State . . . Map (db m46629) HM
8 Kansas, Osborne County, Downs — Pioneers, O Pioneers
. . . Map (db m46640) HM
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9 Kansas, Osborne County, Downs — Sod and StubbleA pioneering story about the Ise Family
Located two miles west and a mile north of Downs, on level ground between Dry and Twelve Mile Creeks is the site of the 1871 homestead of Henry Ise. In 1873, Henry married seventeen year old Rosa Haag of Holton, Kansas and brought her west to live. . . . Map (db m46682) HM
10 Kansas, Osborne County, Downs — The Founding of Downs, Kansas
In 1879 the Central Branch of the Union Pacific Railroad designated a site on the homesteads of John Beal, Harriet Delay, and Azariah and Marinda Blunt as their new division point. The town of Downs was named for railroad superintendent Major . . . Map (db m46616) HM
11 Kansas, Osborne County, Osborne — 38 — Geodetic Center of North America
On a ranch 18 miles southeast of this marker a bronze plate marks the most important spot on this continent to surveyors and map makers. Engraved in the bronze is a cross-mark and on the tiny point where the lines cross depend the surveys of a . . . Map (db m53531) HM
12 Kansas, Osborne County, Osborne — Hardman Veterans Memorial Park
A living memorial to the Veterans of Osborne County who served so valiantly in all wars, that you, who enjoy these facilities in peace, may pause for thought and meditation on the sacrifices they made to insure your right to do so. Land for park . . . Map (db m53544) WM
13 Kansas, Osborne County, Osborne — Last Indian Fight in Osborne County
Last Indian Fight in Osborne County July 3, 1870 200 yds S of this spot near Bullock Bros Ranch Map (db m77949) HM
14 Kansas, Osborne County, Osborne — Osborne / Solomon Valley Highway 24 Heritage Alliance
[Historical excerpts from marker] Osborne, Established 1871 (Side A) Architecture Architectural Gems Galore Osborne has two buildings listed on both the National Register of Historic Places. The Classic-styled Carnegie Research . . . Map (db m54300) HM
15 Kansas, Osborne County, Osborne — Osborne County CourthouseBuilt 1906-1908
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 2001Map (db m53541) HM
16 Kansas, Osborne County, Osborne — Osborne County Pioneers MemorialFreedom • Adventure • Home • Pioneers
Erected to the memory of those early settlers, of Osborne Co., who made possible our homes of today. Dedicated May 30, 1929.Map (db m53538) HM
17 Kansas, Osborne County, Osborne — Osborne County Veterans MemorialAll Gave Some • Some Gave All
Dedicated to all veterans who called Osborne County HomeMap (db m53543) WM
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18 Kansas, Osborne County, Portis — Melvin "Tubby" Millar Memorial
In Memory of Melvin "Tubby" Millar Animator for Looney Tunes Porky Pig cartoons and assistant to Friz Freleng, creator of Porky Pig.Map (db m30410) HM
 
 
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May. 22, 2024