“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Lecompton, Kansas Historical Markers

Lane University Marker image, Touch for more information
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 1, 2010
Lane University Marker
Kansas (Douglas County), Lecompton — Lane University1865-1902
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Rededicated 1982 The Lecompton Historical Society — Map (db m32850) HM
Kansas (Douglas County), Lecompton — Lecompton Constitution Hall
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America — Map (db m32851) HM
Kansas (Douglas County), Lecompton — Sheriff Samuel J. Jones1827-1885
Samuel Jones was an entrepreneur. He constructed Constitution Hall in 1856 and it is now a National Landmark. He was appointed Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, in 1856 by Territorial Governor Daniel Woodson. Sheriff Jones enforced the laws of the . . . — Map (db m119138) HM

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