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"Tall Oak" Sculpture and Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
"Tall Oak" Sculpture and Marker
Kansas (Doniphan County), Troy — "Tall Oak" To the American Indian By Peter Wolf Toth
A History David Sheppard and Dean O'Bannon found 'Tall Oak' in Rushville, Mo. The tree was donated to the Doniphan County Chamber of Commerce by Mr. and Mrs. David McDevitt. The name "Tall Oak" was given to the tree by Sherry Muse, 3rd grade . . . — Map (db m47715) HM
Kansas (Doniphan County), Troy — Abraham Lincoln
On his only visit to Kansas, he spoke in Troy, December 1, 1859, at the Court House located about 100 feet west of this site. It was reported that the Troy speech was a trial run of his Cooper Union speech in New York which propelled him to the . . . — Map (db m47753) HM
Kansas (Doniphan County), Troy — Doniphan County Courthouse
This courthouse has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Doniphan County Bicentennial Commission Doniphan County, Kansas 1855-1976 Dedicated July 4, 1906 . . . — Map (db m47712) HM
Kansas (Doniphan County), Troy — Melvin L. Schmidt, J.D.
In memory of Melvin L. Schmidt, J.D. Patent Holder of Burgundy Belle Maple 2000 — Map (db m47714) HM
Kansas (Doniphan County), Troy — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m47713) HM
Kansas (Doniphan County), Troy — 86 — Troy
Two miles west is Troy, named for the famous city of Greek antiquity. Following the organization of Doniphan county in 1855 Troy was named the county seat and business began there in 1856. Initially it played a secondary role to such Missouri river . . . — Map (db m47397) HM
Kansas (Doniphan County), Troy — Troy Added Station Jul. 1, 1861 - Sep. 13, 1861
A little over a quarter of a mile to the southwest was a Pony Express Station called Troy. This was due to its close proximity to the town of Troy, Kansas. It was owned and operated by Henry Thompson and had 16 rooms and a tavern. To save money the . . . — Map (db m47990) HM
Kansas (Doniphan County), Troy — Walter C. Worman and George Larson
In memory of Walter C. Worman Sheriff and George Larson Under-Sheriff who lost their lives accidentally by drowning in the Missouri River November 7, 1943 — Map (db m47710) HM

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