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Ness County Kansas Historical Markers

 
The northeast corner looking out onto the homestead image, Touch for more information
By Duane Hall, October 7, 2010
The northeast corner looking out onto the homestead
Kansas (Ness County), Beeler — George Washington Carver
Dedicated to the Memory of George Washington Carver, 1864-1943, Citizen - Scientist - Benefactor who rose from slavery to fame and gave to our country an everlasting heritage. Ness County is proud to honor him and claim him as a pioneer. This stone . . . — Map (db m61956) HM
Kansas (Ness County), Beeler — 79 — Homestead of a Genius
A mile and half south is a quarter section of land originally homesteaded by George Washington Carver. An African American and one of America's great scientists, Carver revolutionized agriculture in the South with his discoveries. From sweet . . . — Map (db m61955) HM
Kansas (Ness County), Ness City — Corporal Noah V. B. Ness
Seventh Kansas Cavalry Died, August 22, 1864 Abbeville, Mississippi In 1876 the Kansas Legislature name Ness County in his honor. This statue is in memory of Noah Ness and all the brave men who have fought to keep this country free. . . . — Map (db m66143) HM WM
Kansas (Ness County), Ness City — Lion Block
has been listed on the Register of Historic Kansas Places by the United States Department of the Interior August 20, 2008 This property has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States . . . — Map (db m66164) HM
Kansas (Ness County), Ness City — Ness County Bank Building
Known as the "Skyscraper of the Plains," this native stone structure is the legacy left by N.C. Merrill, an avid promoter of Ness City and Ness County. Built in 1888, it stands as a tribute to the ingenuity, dreams, and culture of the settlers . . . — Map (db m65985) HM
Kansas (Ness County), Ness City — Ness County Courthouse
[List of County Officials] [County] Population 1500 [on] date of organization 1880 On day of dedication 7225 [County] Valuation $204,597.00 [on] date of organization 1880 On day of dedication $14,302,982.00 Ross Calhoun Donor of . . . — Map (db m66144) HM
Kansas (Ness County), Ness City — Veterans Memorial All Gave Some Some Gave All
We, the people of Ness County... with Grateful hearts honor those who served and sacrificed for our Great Nation. To those who proudly served we owe our freedom. We dedicate this memorial to them, ensuring that their efforts will never . . . — Map (db m66166) WM

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