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Cowley County Kansas Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
Heart of the Flame Marker
Kansas (Cowley County), Arkansas City — 1996 Olympic Torch Relay Arkansas City Heart of the Flame
May 18, 1996 Torch Bearers Charles Dow, Local Community Hero Emily Bergkamp Michael Goff Amanda Crouse Shaunta Lolar Greg Gann Trisha Morgan Jenny Graham Brooke Snowden Nick Gilliland Chad Taylor 100th Anniversary of . . . — Map (db m60510) HM
Kansas (Cowley County), Arkansas City — Korean War Liberty Tree Memorial
In memory of the men, women & POW-MIA who fought in the Korean War 1950 - 1953 Dedicated November 11, 2003 — Map (db m60488) WM
Kansas (Cowley County), Arkansas City — Robert Docking 1925 - 1983
"Robert Docking was a constant -- a man with Kansas qualities: plain spoken, affable, optimistic, strongly loyal and committed to family, friendship, community and public service. Enduring qualities." Governor of the State of Kansas 1967 to . . . — Map (db m60511) HM
Kansas (Cowley County), Arkansas City — Santa Fe Locomotive Engine No. 2542
(Front) Engine 2542 was built in 1910 by the American Locomotive Company in Pittsburgh, PA., for the Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railway. In 1929, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway purchased the KCM & O Line and assigned this engine . . . — Map (db m60487) HM
Kansas (Cowley County), Arkansas City — The Cherokee Strip
Dedicated to the many thousands who pioneered The Cherokee Strip September 16, 1893 Thousands gathered in this area to start a new frontier, six million acres of Cherokee Indian land was opened to homesteaders. Tension, danger . . . — Map (db m60486) HM
Kansas (Cowley County), Winfield — Cowley County National Bank Building
The United States Department of Interior has placed this property on the National Register of Historic Places — Map (db m60526) HM
Kansas (Cowley County), Winfield — Jennings Building 808 Main Constructed: 1901
Owners S. H. Jennings: 1901-1918 F. M. Benson: 1918-1920 Andrew Wilson: 1920-1941 E. H. Ruppelius: 1941-1974 Dorothy Fisher: 1974-1978 Joseph & Elizabeth Sears: 1978-1994 Elizabeth Sears Trust: 1994- Occupants Unknown: . . . — Map (db m60528) HM
Kansas (Cowley County), Winfield — Platting of Winfield, Kansas 823 Main
This corner marks the spot where in 1869 Colonel E. C. Manning placed the stake from which the City of Winfield was laid out. The first building in Winfield, Colonel Winfield's old log store, stood on this corner. In 1885, Henry Goldsmith . . . — Map (db m60527) HM

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