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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wamego, Kansas

 
Clickable Map of Pottawatomie 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 Pottawatomie County, KS (38) Jackson County, KS (10) Marshall County, KS (39) Nemaha County, KS (20) Riley County, KS (28) Shawnee County, KS (87) Wabaunsee County, KS (18)  PottawatomieCounty(38) Pottawatomie County (38)  JacksonCounty(10) Jackson County (10)  MarshallCounty(39) Marshall County (39)  NemahaCounty(20) Nemaha County (20)  RileyCounty(28) Riley County (28)  ShawneeCounty(87) Shawnee County (87)  WabaunseeCounty(18) Wabaunsee County (18)
Wamego is in Pottawatomie County
      Pottawatomie County (38)  
      Jackson County (10)  
      Marshall County (39)  
      Nemaha County (20)  
      Riley County (28)  
      Shawnee County (87)  
      Wabaunsee County (18)  
 
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1Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Wamego — 1893 Chicago World's Fair Statues
The park statues were exhibited at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. Brought here by early Wamego proprietor, J.C. Rogers, this statue represents Science. The statue located on the island represents Art.Map (db m80909) HM
2Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Wamego — Colonel Raymond E. Morris, USAF Retired
The Columbian Eagle is dedicated to Colonel Raymond E. Morris USAF Retired First Columbian Theatre Foundation Executive Secretary and extraordinary volunteer, without whom The Columbian renovation would not have been . . . Map (db m80907) HM
3Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Wamego — Old Dutch Mill
Built in 1879 twelve miles north of Wamego by a Dutch immigrant, this old mill was used to grind grain into flour and cornmeal. In 1925 thirty-five team and wagons moved the mill to Wamego. Each stone was taken down numbered and rebuilt exactly as . . . Map (db m32604) HM
4Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Wamego — Pottawatomie County
Dedicated by the women of POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY in honor of those from the county who answered their country's call and to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War, 1914-1918 Louis W. Beard • Walter . . . Map (db m32606) HM
5Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Wamego — Sand and Quartz Boulder
This 20-ton boulder was found on the John Winter farm 9 miles NW of Wamego and brought here by wagon in 1907. Believed to be 40 million years old, its sand and quartz content were polished by glacial action.Map (db m80910) HM
6Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Wamego — 107 — Vieux Cemetery
Of Pottawatomie Indian and French ancestry, Louis Vieux was an early resident of this area. Probably born near Lake Michigan, Vieux, with a portion of the Pottawatomies, moved to Iowa and later Indianola, Kan., near Topeka. In 1847 or 1848, Vieux . . . Map (db m32608) HM
7Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Wamego — War Memorial
To The Unknown DeadMap (db m80926) WM
8Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Wamego — World War Memorial
Dedicated by the women of Pottawatomie County in honor of those from the county who answered their country's call and to the memory of these who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War, 1914-1918 Louis W. Beard • Walter . . . Map (db m80911) WM
 
 
Nov. 30, 2021