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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Victoria, Kansas

 
Clickable Map of Ellis 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 Ellis County, KS (82) Ness County, KS (7) Osborne County, KS (18) Rooks County, KS (1) Rush County, KS (6) Russell County, KS (21) Trego County, KS (5)  EllisCounty(82) Ellis County (82)  NessCounty(7) Ness County (7)  OsborneCounty(18) Osborne County (18)  RooksCounty(1) Rooks County (1)  RushCounty(6) Rush County (6)  RussellCounty(21) Russell County (21)  TregoCounty(5) Trego County (5)
Hays is the county seat for Ellis County
Victoria is in Ellis County
      Ellis County (82)  
ADJACENT TO ELLIS COUNTY
      Ness County (7)  
      Osborne County (18)  
      Rooks County (1)  
      Rush County (6)  
      Russell County (21)  
      Trego County (5)  
 
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1Kansas (Ellis County), Victoria — Capuchin - Franciscan Friars
have ministered to the Catholics of Ellis County since 1878. Saint Fidelis Friary, Herzog (Victoria), was established by Father Matthew Hau, O.F.M. Cap., and Father Anastasius Mueller, O.F.M. Cap., at the invitation of the Bishop of Leavenworth, . . . Map (db m190005) HM
2Kansas (Ellis County), Victoria — Cathedral of the PlainsSt. Fidelis Church — Capuchin-Franciscan Friars —
Erected between 1908 and 1911 by German and German Russian Catholics, this native limestone edifice is one of the largest buildings on the Great Plains. Its twin towers soar 141 feet above its 220 feet by 79 feet foundation. Placing of the . . . Map (db m190074) HM
3Kansas (Ellis County), Victoria — In Memory of the SETH SiblingsLost For A Time, But Never Forgotten
Left their home in Fife, Scotland to join the Victoria Colony. Contracted Typhoid Fever while traveling up the Mississippi River. ---Laid to rest here Summer 1873--- Margaret, 27 • William, 25 • Robert, 24 Thomas, 18 • Jane, 16 They . . . Map (db m95692) HM
4Kansas (Ellis County), Victoria — Pioneer Family
The first twenty-three families of Volga-Germans arrived in Victoria on April 8, 1876, and established the Village of Herzog in the area north of this point. The first religious activities of these settlers centered around the Village Cross. In the . . . Map (db m59814) HM
5Kansas (Ellis County), Victoria — Union Pacific Employees Killed In Cheyenne Indian Raidon August 1, 1867
R. S. Ashley, Foreman (Wisconsin) Thomas Carney (Iowa) • Charles Watson (Canada) John Harrington (Kansas City) Pat Rafferty (Kansas City) • Hugh McDonaugh (Denver) . . . Map (db m95693) HM
6Kansas (Ellis County), Victoria — Veterans Memorial
Let the names of the battles forever be written in our history books… but let the memory of all those who served and died be forever etched in our heartsMap (db m59816) WM
7Kansas (Ellis County), Victoria — 40 — Victoria
Nowhere in America were two colonies more unlike than those that came here. Scarlet-coated Britishers who chased antelope on bob-tailed ponies were joined by frugal and hard-working German-Russian immigrants. A Scotsman, George Grant, with 69,000 . . . Map (db m80424) HM
 
 
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Aug. 12, 2022