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By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2012
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Kansas (Harper County), Anthony — Carnegie Library
This building given the People of Anthony by Anthony Carnegie of New York City A.D. MCMIX Mauran - Russell Architects — Map (db m62838) HM
Kansas (Harper County), Anthony — Destination Topolobampo KCMO Railroad [Kansas City - Mexico - Orient]
May 10, 1902, marked the driving of the spike in Anthony, Ks, which was the beginning of the KCMO Railroad in the United States. Mayor Brown of Anthony, Ks, presented the KCMO vice-president with a $40,000 Bond from the Citizens of Anthony to . . . — Map (db m62837) HM
Kansas (Harper County), Anthony — September 11, 2001 Memorial
The day dawned clear and bright. But September 11, 2001 quickly became one of the darkest days in America's history. As the people of Anthony, Kansas went about their morning business, 19 men steeped in hatred and anger, carried out the evil . . . — Map (db m62856) HM WM
Kansas (Harper County), Anthony — Veterans Memorial We Honor Those Who Served
Dedicated in memory of those men and women of Anthony who selflessly served this great nation in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, during times of peace and war and especially to those who gave their lives in order that we can . . . — Map (db m62836) HM
Kansas (Harper County), Attica — Nathaniel Grigsby Oct. 11, 1811 - Apr. 16, 1890 2nd Lieut., Co. G, 10th Ind. Cavy.
Went to school with Lincolns. Brother to Aaron Grigsby who married Abe Lincoln's oldest sister. Visited in White House. Through this inscription I wish to enter my dying protest against what is called the Democratic party I have watched it . . . — Map (db m62738) HM
Kansas (Harper County), Attica — Veteran's Memorial Hall In Memoriam
To those who gave the supreme sacrifice for their country World War I Perry K. Crabb Glen H. Edwards Walter R. Manson Ralph I. Oliver World War II Lee E. Anthony Glen Harnden Loren A. Morse Freddie R. Potter . . . — Map (db m62737) HM
Kansas (Harper County), Harper — Jeff Long Post No. 104 Born Aug. 30, 1925 Killed In Action Feb. 26, 1945
Honor Roll In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice Jefferson Long III Charles F. Long Erwin H. Naasz Curtis E. Fields Lotus L. Thiel Emmett E. Mayberry Jefferson G. Gillespie James Bloss Verl Dean Hacker . . . — Map (db m62821) WM
Kansas (Harper County), Harper — 66 — Old Runnymede
Two miles northeast of here, in 1890, stood a typical English village. Curving driveways led to English-style houses set among rows of clipped hedges. Nearby were polo grounds, a steeplechase course, a race track, tennis courts, and a football . . . — Map (db m62700) HM
Kansas (Harper County), Harper — Old Runnymede Church 1890
This is the church that once stood in Runnymede, an English village, nine and one half miles northeast of Harper. The church was first dedicated as St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in 1889, but was rededicated in 1893, when the Episcopalians of . . . — Map (db m62702) HM
Kansas (Harper County), Harper — The Ole Harper Fountain
The fountain was originally located on this site and presented to the City of Harper in the year 1909 by the Study and Social Club, under the direction of club president Mary Coulson and club founder and teacher, Josephine Weatherly, at a cost . . . — Map (db m62704) HM
Kansas (Harper County), Harper — U.S. (Army) Sgt. Willsun Marcus Wayne Mock Born: December 19, 1982 - KIA: October 22, 2006 "Strength and Honor"
Son of Ann E. Reida and Michael W. Mock Grandson of Alro and Louise Reida Serving in "Operation Iraqi Freedom" on his second tour and was killed in action, Baghdad, Iraq. He earned his 1st Bronze Star in the Battle of Fallujah in 2004 and . . . — Map (db m62824) HM WM

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