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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Junction City, Kansas

 
Clickable Map of Geary 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 Geary County, KS (54) Clay County, KS (8) Dickinson County, KS (46) Morris County, KS (56) Riley County, KS (28) Wabaunsee County, KS (18)  GearyCounty(54) Geary County (54)  ClayCounty(8) Clay County (8)  DickinsonCounty(46) Dickinson County (46)  MorrisCounty(56) Morris County (56)  RileyCounty(28) Riley County (28)  WabaunseeCounty(18) Wabaunsee County (18)
Junction City is the county seat for Geary County
Junction City is in Geary County
      Geary County (54)  
ADJACENT TO GEARY COUNTY
      Clay County (8)  
      Dickinson County (46)  
      Morris County (56)  
      Riley County (28)  
      Wabaunsee County (18)  
 
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1Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — 1st Infantry Division Memorial
Front Dedicated to the military personnel from Fort Riley, Kansas, service in support of Operation Desert Storm July 4, 1991 by friends and neighbors in Junction City and Geary County Funding for this project has been donated by: . . . Map (db m43927) WM
2Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — 600 Block Washington StreetHistoric Buildings
616 N. Washington: Cozy Theater Opening in November 1918, the Cozy Theater had the finest motion picture equipment in the Midwest. The building shows influences from the "Prairie School" of architecture originating at the 1893 Chicago World's . . . Map (db m131577) HM
3Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — 700 Block Washington StreetHistoric Buildings
722 N. Washington: Masonic Temple Constructed in 1881, the Masons have occupied the building since 1916. The main floor has housed a variety of stores including Ziegler Hardware, Waters Hardware, and department or clothing stores under the . . . Map (db m131575) HM
4Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — 7th Street East & West of WashingtonHistoric Buildings
130 West Seventh Street: This building was apparently built before the turn-of-the-century. It housed Gross Furniture, a firm dating to 1860. Later it was occupied by various groceries, cafes, and shops. 103 West 7th Street: George Smith . . . Map (db m131576) HM
5Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — 800 Block Washington StreetHistoric Buildings
816 N. Washington: Baskin/Clewell Drug Store Here, in 1978, the last of the "old-fashioned drug stores” in junction City closed. Built in 1904 by pharmacist C.H. Baskin, the building was acquired by Charles Clewell in 1917. Eventually his . . . Map (db m131574) HM
6Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — Buffalo Soldier Memorial
Section 1 Top Tablet United States Army The Chief of Staff October 27, 2000 The Junction City - Fort Riley Community and the Buffalo Soldiers I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Junction City-Fort Riley community . . . Map (db m44250) HM
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7Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — Civil War Memorial Arch
Left tablet In God We Trust In Memory of the soldiers and sailors of 1861-1865 who inspired by patriotism freely offered their lives for the maintenance of an undivided country. Right tablet 1861-1865 Total Enlistment 2,778,304 . . . Map (db m43966) HM
8Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — George SmithBorn 1835 - Died 1905 — Pioneer Citizen - Philanthropist —
In memory of George Smith Born 1835 – Died 1905 Pioneer Citizen – Philanthropist who willed his entire estate, including this site, to the city of Junction City for the establishment and maintenance of a public library and . . . Map (db m122958) HM
9Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — 104 — Historical Kansas
Five miles to the northeast the Republican and Smoky Hill rivers unite to form the Kansas or Kaw. At the junction, the city which bears the name, was founded in 1857. Before the arrival of the westward-building Union Pacific railroad in 1866, . . . Map (db m74013) HM
10Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — 99 — Historical Kansas
Seven miles ahead you will drive through the southern edge of Fort Riley, established as Camp Center in 1852. The fort was visited by Horace Greeley, noted editor of the New York Tribune, when he traveled by stagecoach to the Pike's Peak region . . . Map (db m32714) HM
11Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — Purple Heart Memorial
Top Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars Middle right My stone is red for the blood they shed. the medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my . . . Map (db m43968) HM
12Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — Purple Heart Trail in Kansas"Freedom Isn't Free" — Dedicated to the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines Wounded or Killed in Action —
On 13 May 2003, Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius, proclaimed the Eisenhower Insterstate Highway System in Kansas, as the "Purple Heart Trail." This trail memorializes those heroic service members who have had the Purple Heart medal bestowed on . . . Map (db m32715) HM WM
13Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — State of Kansas Vietnam Veterans MemorialDedicated July 4, 1987
Dedicated to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country This memorial built by major corporate sponsors including Coors Brewing Company The Kansas Coors Distributors Association and many families and individuals who made . . . Map (db m42502) HM
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14Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — World War Memorial
American War Mothers to Geary County World War VeteransMap (db m43967) WM
 
 
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Dec. 4, 2022