“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Franklin, Kansas

Clickable Map of Crawford 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> Crawford County, KS (66) Bourbon County, KS (55) Cherokee County, KS (83) Labette County, KS (18) Neosho County, KS (28) Barton County, MO (7) Jasper County, MO (61) Vernon County, MO (22)  CrawfordCounty(66) Crawford County (66)  BourbonCounty(55) Bourbon County (55)  CherokeeCounty(83) Cherokee County (83)  LabetteCounty(18) Labette County (18)  NeoshoCounty(28) Neosho County (28)  BartonCountyMissouri(7) Barton County (7)  JasperCounty(61) Jasper County (61)  VernonCounty(22) Vernon County (22)
Girard is the county seat for Crawford County
Franklin is in Crawford County
      Crawford County (66)  
      Bourbon County (55)  
      Cherokee County (83)  
      Labette County (18)  
      Neosho County (28)  
      Barton County, Missouri (7)  
      Jasper County, Missouri (61)  
      Vernon County, Missouri (22)  
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1 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Buffalo Cupola & Forge Blower
Moved to present location September 12, 2012 Designed for applications that require blasts of air for long distances. Used in coal mining industry to force fresh air into the shafts.Map (db m72361) HM
2 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Church Bell from St. Philip Neri Catholic Church
Established in Franklin from 1915-2004. Bell installed at this location November, 2005Map (db m72351) HM
3 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Coal Mine Hoist
Moved from Chicopee to present location July 19, 2012 The hoist had cables on the drum that were used to raise and lower coal cars from the mine, Circa Late 1800s-Early 1900sMap (db m72362) HM
4 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Dragline Bucket
Used in strip-mining operations to remove the overburden of soil from coal seams. Owned by Wilkinson Coal Company Donated by Wendell & Lynda Wilkinson Dedicated January 13, 2013Map (db m72353) HM
5 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Franklin - Arma Sidewalk
Franklin Sidewalk placed on National Historic Register March 16, 2007.Map (db m36883) HM
6 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Franklin Community Park SignBuilt October, 2005
Constructed by John Nepote with help of Ray Hamblin, Melvin Patrick and a host of friends and volunteers. Historic artifacts (Angels and Sacred Heart) are from St. Philip Neri Catholic Church which was located in Franklin from 1915-2004. The . . . Map (db m36834) HM
7 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Franklin Grade School and Playground
On this site stood the original Franklin Grade School and Playground 1907 This bench is made from a marble window ledge from the 2 story brick Franklin School HouseMap (db m36761) HM
8 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Franklin School BellMemorial Tower
Originally there were 3 school buildings in the community. This bell sat atop the large two story, eight room brick building that was originally the high school and later became the grade school. The schools were in operation from . . . Map (db m36742) HM
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9 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Franklin SidewalkNational & State Historic Site
Constructed in 1936 with federal funding assistance, the Franklin Sidewalk connects two rural mining communities in Crawford County - Franklin and Arma. The 3' wide sidewalk stretches 1.7 miles. It has become well known as the "longest sidewalk . . . Map (db m72352) HM
10 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — Trolley / Street Car Rails
. . . Map (db m36763) HM
11 Kansas, Crawford County, Franklin — William B. and Athlyn C. Pritchett
owned and operated the Pritchett Insurance and Real Estate Agency in Pittsburg, Ks. for more than 50 years. This park is one of the results of a trust they established with a mission to improve the quality of life in Pittsburg and Crawford . . . Map (db m36831) HM
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Feb. 24, 2024