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Harper County Kansas Historical Markers

 
Carnegie Library and Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2012
Carnegie Library and Marker
Kansas (Harper County), Anthony — Carnegie Library
On Springfield Avenue at Main Street (Kansas Highway 44), on the left when traveling north on Springfield Avenue.
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] —
On Main Street (State Highway 44) west of Lawrence Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
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
On Main Street (State Highway 44) at Lawrence Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Main Street.
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
On Main Street (State Highway 44) at Lawrence Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Main Street.
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
On Main Street (Bulldog Blvd) at Avenue C (U.S. 160), on the right when traveling north on Main Street (Bulldog Blvd).
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 —
On Main Street (10th Street) at Washington Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street (10th Street).
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
On State Highway 2 at NE 140th Road, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 2.
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
On Pine Street at 11th Street, on the left when traveling north on Pine Street.
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
On Main Street (10th Street) at Central Street, in the median on Main Street (10th Street).
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" —
On Main Street (10th Street) west of Maple Street, on the left when traveling west.
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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