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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Concordia, Kansas

Clickable Map of Cloud 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> Cloud County, KS (35) Clay County, KS (8) Jewell County, KS (3) Mitchell County, KS (7) Ottawa County, KS (6) Republic County, KS (6) Washington County, KS (4)  CloudCounty(35) Cloud County (35)  ClayCounty(8) Clay County (8)  JewellCounty(3) Jewell County (3)  MitchellCounty(7) Mitchell County (7)  OttawaCounty(6) Ottawa County (6)  RepublicCounty(6) Republic County (6)  WashingtonCounty(4) Washington County (4)
Concordia is the county seat for Cloud County
Concordia is in Cloud County
      Cloud County (35)  
      Clay County (8)  
      Jewell County (3)  
      Mitchell County (7)  
      Ottawa County (6)  
      Republic County (6)  
      Washington County (4)  
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1Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Agent Anna Laura Hill — November 17, 1878 - August 17, 1963 — Children's Aid Society Placing Agent —
Born in Burlington Borough, Pennsylvania, to Randolph and Celia Hill, Anna spent her childhood in nearby Elmira, New York. After spending several years as a teacher, Anna, at 26, discovered the Emigration Department of Children's Aid Society (CAS). . . . Map (db m185779) HM
2Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Anna Katherine Fuchs — December 6, 1913 - November 15, 2006 — Rider to McPherson, Kansas 1924 —
Anna Fuchs was placed out by the Children's Aid Society along with her two younger sisters on December 7, 1924, the day after Anna's 11th birthday. Sadly, the sisters lost their parents Stephen and Catherine to tuberculosis just months before their . . . Map (db m185753) HM
3Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Anna Louise Doherty / Louise Simpson — October 21, 1900 - October 9, 1988
Anna was the daughter of William Kinslow and Kitty Doherty of Connecticut. Kitty gave birth to her daughter in Manhattan, New York, and placed her daughter in the New York Foundling Hospital (NYFH). Anna was a part of a company of 40 children sent . . . Map (db m185872) HM
4Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Brown Grand Theatre
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m53367) HM
5Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Camp Concordia — WWII P.O.W. Camp — July 1943 - Nov. 1945 —
4000 German POW's 815 American Guards Housed in this Facility ——————— [Taped on T-64 door window] Building T-64 Building T-64 was built in the spring of 1943 and was placed at the entrance . . . Map (db m53411) HM
6Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
In memory of the Unknown Dead of 1861 to 1865 In memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of 1861 to 1865Map (db m53398) WM
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7Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Clara Reed Duckett Morgan — August 20, 1901 - May 27, 2004 — Rider to Belleville, Kansas 1909 —
Clara Pearl Reed was born in upstate NY to Fred and Gertrude Reed, the second child of four. Sadly, at the age of seven, Clara and her two younger brothers lost their parents and eldest sister, Ethel. The three had been moving cattle across a . . . Map (db m185902) HM
8Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Cloud County War Memorial
Dedicated to the young men of Cloud County who have fought the nation's battlesMap (db m53390) WM
9Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Davies-Crook American Legion Post 76 War Memorial
In memory of those who served our country in all warsMap (db m53405) WM
10Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Elmer Barney Malone & Ethel Barney Malone Staley — 1893-1960 • 1896-1990 — Orphan Train Riders to Dunlap, Iowa in 1904 —
Elmer and Ethel Barney were born in Cold Brook, New York to George and Eva (Pullman) Barney. They were two of six children born to the Barney's. Eva died in childbirth with the last child in 1903 and George was destitute and could not handle the . . . Map (db m185758) HM
11Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Frank G. Simmons — May 30, 1854 - October 15, 1930 — Train to Monmouth, Illinois in 1867 —
On May 31, 1854, Frank Simmons was born to Henry and Emma Simmons. In 1859, Frank's mother passed away leaving behind her children: Frank, Louis and Samuel. The following year Henry remarried. At the age of 12, Frank lost his father but was . . . Map (db m185886) HM
12Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Genevieve Hunt / Sister Roberta Dreiling — September 6, 1899 - November 26, 1995 — Orphan Train Rider to Ellis County, Kansas in 1901 —
Genevieve was the daughter of John Whaley and Katie Hunt. Shortly after her birth she was placed in the New York Foundling Hospital. Peter and Elizabeth (Windholz) Dreiling in Victoria, Kansas met their new daughter, Genevieve, at the train . . . Map (db m179555) HM
13Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Gertrude Vale / Sister Eva Marie Vale — December 21, 1900 - December 3, 1982 — Orphan Train Rider to Hays, Kansas in 1901 —
Gertrude was born in New York City and placed in the New York Founding Hospital as an infant. She was sent west in 1901 to the Werth family of Rush County, Kansas who kept her in their home until the age of nine. In 1909, when the Werth's decided . . . Map (db m179552) HM
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14Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Henry Lee Jost — 1874-1950 — Train to Hopkins, Missouri in 1881 —
Henry Lee Jost was temporarily placed in the Five Points Mission by his father after the death of his mother in approximately 1879. After his family failed to pay the orphanage boarding fees, Henry became a ward of the facility and was placed out . . . Map (db m185993) HM
15Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Holly Stoll / Hallie Garwood — September 8, 1902 - October 9, 1972 — Train to Clyde, Kansas in 1911 —
Holly Leroy Stoll was born in Tompkins County, New York to alcoholic parents. He and his younger sister Marie were removed from that home after an uncle reported their neglect. Marie was placed with a grandmother and Holly was put in an orphanage. . . . Map (db m185731) HM
16Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Howard Reed Dowell — June 25, 1905 - January 4, 1995 — Rider to Belleview, Kansas 1909 —
Howard Reed was born in Upstate New York to Fred and Gertrude Reed, the third child of four. At the age of three, Howard and his two older siblings lost their parents and eldest sister, Ethel. The three had been moving cattle across a frozen lake . . . Map (db m185891) HM
17Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — In Memory of George C. Padgett
The Padgett family, owners of The Citizens National Bank since 1915, are proud to remember and honor the Clement brothers and their service to our country in World War II. George C. Padgett (brother of Gary W. Padgett and first cousin of Jeanne . . . Map (db m185988) HM WM
18Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — James Manny Hagaman — 1830 - 1904
Founder of ConcordiaMap (db m53407) HM
19Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — James Reed Elliot — May 26, 1903 - January 6, 1988 — Rider to Belleville, Kansas 1909 —
James Reed was born in Upstate New York to Fred and Gertrude Reed, the second child of four. At the age of four, James and his two siblings lost their parents and eldest sister, Ethel. The three had been moving cattle across a frozen lake when the . . . Map (db m185966) HM
20Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Jessie Feit / Teresa Bieker — May 26, 1906 - June 17, 2001 — Train to Hays, Kansas in 1910 —
Born in New York to Jewish parents, Jessie was left at the New York Foundling Home with payment for 14 months of care. The parents were not heard from again, so Jessie was sent west in 1910. She was placed in an abusive home in Schoenchen, Kan. and . . . Map (db m185996) HM
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21Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Leo Clement, Gerald Clement, and Alton Lou Clement — Ophan Train Riders to Texas in 1926
The seven Clement children found themselves split apart with the death of their mother in 1924. Three of the youngest children, Alton Lou, Leo and Gerald would be placed in the orphanage by their father who was struggling to care for the children. . . . Map (db m185990) HM
22Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Michael and Walter Nolan — September 30, 1910 - May 13, 1994 • April 12, 1908 - July 10, 1981 — Riders to Maple Lake, Minnesota —
Michael and Walter Nolan were born in New York City. Their mother, Nellie Nolan, was an unwed teenage Irish girl. Michael, Walter and Nellie lived together at the New York Foundling Hospital until April 1915. Nellie worked at the Foundling Hospital . . . Map (db m185998) HM
23Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Michalena Birraglio / Lena Nelson — May 8, 1890 - November 22, 1924 — Train to Dunlap, Iowa on March 3, 1904 —
Michalena Birraglio was born in Italy and came to the United States with her parents as a small child. After the death of her father, her mother remarried to a man named Moore, who would later be described by placement agent Rev. H.D. Clarke as . . . Map (db m185773) HM
24Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Miriam Malford Roering Zitur — June 21, 1906 - January 19, 1995 — Orphan Train Rider to Freeport, Minnesota in 1908 —
Miriam was born in New York. She was about 19 months old when the Orphan Train took her from the New York Foundling Hospital to Freeport, Minn. The Roerings had requested a baby girl no older than 2 years, with brown hair and blue eyes. Herman and . . . Map (db m185762) HM
25Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — National Orphan Train Complex
What is the National Orphan Train Complex? The restored Union Pacific depot contains museum displays and information devoted to national Orphan Train history. The Morgan-Dowell Research Center, the central office of the Complex, houses . . . Map (db m53387) HM
26Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Paul Young / Paul Clithero — March 10, 1908 - July 5, 1963 — Train to Clyde, Kansas in 1911 —
Paul Young was a three year-old, freckle-faced, red-haired boy who was taken in by Concordia residents Boyd and Louise Clithero. The Clitheros owned a grocery store and apartment buildings (including the brick apartment building, Keystone . . . Map (db m185729) HM
27Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Robert Frances (Miles) Summers — 1891-1927 — Rider to Lexington, Missouri —
Born on the 9th of March in 1891, Robert was placed with the New York Foundling Hospital during that same month. His parents were John Miles (age 35) and Rosanna (Smith) Miles (age 43). Upon Robert's arrival in Lexington, he was taken by Luke B. . . . Map (db m185927) HM
28Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Robert Francis Summers Memorial Clock
This clock donated by Robert Francis (M) Summers II on June 11, 2005 in memory of his father Robert Francis (Miles) Summers Born March 9, 1891 St. Ann's Hospital, NY, NY. In 1895 (est.), he rode an Orphan Train secured by the NY Foundling Hospital . . . Map (db m53368) HM
29Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Rudolph Jubelt — 1875-1940 — Rider to Clyde, Kansas 1884 —
Adolph, 9; Rudolph, 7; and Hedwig Jubelt, 5, arrived alone in New York City in July 1882. On October 3, 1884, the Jubelt children were placed out in Clyde, Kansas. Rudolph's second placement, with the Reed family, would be his forever home with . . . Map (db m185997) HM
30Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Stanley & Victor Cornell Deger — May 25, 1920 - September 22, 2016 • September 23, 1921 - January 29, 2017 — Train to Wellington, Texas 1926 —
The Cornell Brothers and their younger sister Elouise were born in Elmira, New York, to Floyd and Lottie Cornell. In 1925 Lottie passed away from tuberculosis. Elouise was taken in by relatives; the boys were surrendered to the Children's Aid . . . Map (db m185734) HM
31Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Thelma Taylor — Born between 1904-1905 — Rider from Cincinnati Placing Out Program —
Under the guidance of the Children's Aid Society of New York, the Cincinnati, Ohio, House of Refuge recruited Agent H.D. Clark from New York to help them start their own placing out program in 1911. Placing Out Programs outside of the East Coast . . . Map (db m185739) HM
32Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Union Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1917Map (db m53389) HM
33Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — William Sidney Emay — December 25, 1853 - October 31, 1901 — Train to Rushville, Indiana in 1862 —
William Sidney Emay was placed in the Orange County Poor Farm in Goshen, New York as young child. Will's life changed the day after his eighth birthday in 1861 when he, along with several other boys from the Poor Farm, were taken to the Children's . . . Map (db m185977) HM
34Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — World Wars Memorial
Honoring all who served our country in World War I and World War II and in memory of those who gave their lives for the cause of freedom in those conflicts.Map (db m53397) WM
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Dec. 7, 2022