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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Saline County, Kansas

Clickable Map of Saline 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> Saline County, KS (26) Dickinson County, KS (46) Ellsworth County, KS (28) Lincoln County, KS (1) Marion County, KS (31) McPherson County, KS (62) Ottawa County, KS (6)  SalineCounty(26) Saline County (26)  DickinsonCounty(46) Dickinson County (46)  EllsworthCounty(28) Ellsworth County (28)  LincolnCounty(1) Lincoln County (1)  MarionCounty(31) Marion County (31)  McPhersonCounty(62) McPherson County (62)  OttawaCounty(6) Ottawa County (6)
Salina is the county seat for Saline County
Adjacent to Saline County, Kansas
      Dickinson County (46)  
      Ellsworth County (28)  
      Lincoln County (1)  
      Marion County (31)  
      McPherson County (62)  
      Ottawa County (6)  
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1 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — August Bondi (1833-1907) — Jewish-American Abolitionist, Salina Resident
“August Bondi was born July 21, 1831, in Vienna, Austria. The Bondis, Jewish European refugees, fled the Austrian Empire after the failed revolutions of 1848 and settled in St. Louis, Missouri. August Bondi moved to Pottawatomie Creek in . . . Map (db m134060) HM
2 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Charles Edward Hyde
These seats were erected to the memory of Charles Edward Hyde, Born at Lee, Mass. Feb'y 2, 1853. Died of consumption July 17, 1881. Aged 23 years. His body is buried here. ——..........—— He was for . . . Map (db m92292) HM
3 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Col. James B. Irwin
. . . Map (db m63442) HM
4 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Col. William A. Phillips — Founder of Salina, Kansas — Col. 3rd Cherokee Indian Reg. —
[Title is text]Map (db m92189) HM
5 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Col., The Rev'd R.L. Clem — Rector / Superintendent — 1936 - 1968 —
For more than three decades, he was in charge at St. John's. His integrity, wisdom and fairness won the respect of every cadet. ——————— Given in loving memory by his former cadets. . . . Map (db m63439) HM
6 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Colonel Keith G. Duckers
St. John's Military School 1950 - 1993 President 1967 - 1993 St. John's was his life. A friend to Cadets and Alumni. A gentleman to everyone. A man blessed with insight, compassion and vision. This sculpture by Dr. Richard . . . Map (db m63441) HM WM
7 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Dennis Gerard Pugh — Panel 12 W • Line 22
Major Dennis Gerard Pugh was born on February 10, 1944 in Hutchinson, Kansas. He attended grade school at New Cambria, KS and high school in Salina, KS, where he graduated in 1962. He attended Boy's State in Wichita and went to the University of . . . Map (db m80613) HM WM
8 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Founders Park
In early February, 1858, Colonel William A. Phillips, Alexander M. Campbell, and James Muir, seeking a location for a townsite, explored the banks of the Smoky Hill River. They drove the stakes to found Salina in this immediate area. This park . . . Map (db m65052) HM
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9 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Fox-Watson Theatre — 1931
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Kansas Preservation Alliance Award For ExcellenceMap (db m57176) HM
10 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Gen. John A. Logan — "The Black Eagle of Illinois" — In Honor of John A. Logan Post G.A.R. —
[Title is text]Map (db m92192) WM
11 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Jessie Gertrude Johnson — In Memory
Daughter of Wallace H. & Mary Louise Johnson. Pioneer family of 1858. Born, Abilene, Kan. Aug 28, 1872. Went to her rest, Salina, Kan. July 7, 1939. Charter member Business & Professional Women's Club. Only woman member of Kansas Anti-Horse Thief . . . Map (db m92225) HM
12 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Lt. Col. Paul H. Kellogg, USMC — Commandant of Cadets — 1965 - 1987 —
Following distinguished 25 year career in Marine Corps that spanned three wars, Colonel Kellogg spent the next 22 years developing hundreds of SJMS Cadets into successful men. ——————— This sculpture . . . Map (db m63444) HM
13 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — M60 Main Battle Tank
The M60 Main Battle Tank was developed to take the place of the aging M48 Patton Tank. It began production in 1959 and included an improved 105mm Main gun instead of the 90mm and a 750 cu. in. diesel engine instead of the gas engine of the . . . Map (db m57174) HM WM
14 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Memorial Hall
A memorial to our veterans of all warsMap (db m57173) WM
15 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Oakdale Memorial Gateway — Grand Army of the Republic 1861 • 1866 — United Spanish War Veterans 1898 • 1902 —
In 1918 this gateway was erected as a memorial to Civil and Spanish War veterans. The bronze statue on the left is a Union soldier while the one on the right is a Rough Rider. The original gateway was 12 feet apart and included a folding bronze . . . Map (db m92188) HM WM
16 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Oakdale/Carver Pool — Molly Dilworth - Brooklyn, NY — Smoky Hill River Festival & Salina Art Center 2012 —
Brooklyn-based artist, Molly Dilworth, combined traditional European and Afro-Caribbean patterns for Oakdale/Carver pool. Integrating the histories of Salina's summer pastime activity - swimming - the large 1920's municipal pool (more recently an . . . Map (db m92221) HM
17 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — 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 copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and and . . . Map (db m92191) HM
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18 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Robert J. Paulette, P. E. — 1886 - 1941 — City Engineer of Salina, 1925 - 1931 —
In appreciation of Robert J. Paulette, P. E. His vision and foresight paved the way for a better and safer Salina. His outstanding contribution was the idea of local flood control and the value of upstream storage which has since become . . . Map (db m92224) HM
19 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Saline County Cemetery
In June of 1872 Saline County obtained ownership of the North East Quarter of Section 25 for, and to be used as, "a country farm and asylum for the poor" except an one acre tract to be used as a cemetery. This site is the one acre tract known as . . . Map (db m80620) HM
20 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — Site of First Free Ferry on Smoky Hill River — 1858-1867
Site of first free ferry on Smoky Hill River 1858-1867 Commemorated by Saline County Chapter Native Daughters of Kansas December 10, 1933Map (db m122952) HM
21 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — St. Barnabus Hospital Portico Columns
These columns came from the portico of St. Barnabus Hospital (1909-1922) which later became the St. John's Junior School (1922-1964) Scientia • Virtus • Disciplina LTC Russell "Russ" Lund Guernsey Commandant-Instructor-Scientist . . . Map (db m80608) HM
22 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — St. John's Military School Veterans Memorial
Dedicated, this Veterans Day, to the memory of all of those cadets of St. Johns Military School who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States in this last century. A special salute to those cadets who have given their lives to defend . . . Map (db m80612) WM
23 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — The Founders of the Salina Town Company
Were William A. Phillips • Alexander M. Campbell • Alexander C. Spilman • James Muir • David Phillips Their motto for Salina "Religion first, Education second, Business third" Original town founded in 1858 contained 320 acres. . . . Map (db m65053) HM
24 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — The Old Mule-Skinner — 1887 - 1987 — Sculptor Dr. Richard Bergen —
In the U.S. Army of long ago, the mule-skinner was the wagon driver who was dedicated to the job of getting supplies through to the fighting men in the field. The Mule-Skinner Club of St. John's Military School was organized in 1967. Through . . . Map (db m63446) HM
25 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — War Memorial
Our Unknown Dead Are RememberedMap (db m92226) WM
26 Kansas, Saline County, Salina — War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those who gave of their lives in defense of liberty for their country Flag flying in memory of all veteransMap (db m92270) WM
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Dec. 5, 2023