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Osborne County Kansas Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
Carnegie Library
Kansas (Osborne County), Downs — Carnegie Library 1905
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m46614) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Downs — Civil War Unknown Dead
In memory of the unknown who died in defense of their country 1861-65 — Map (db m46639) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Downs — Memorial Hall
Dedicated to those who fought for their country in World War 1. The only monument to "The War to End All Wars" in Osborne County. Cornerstone laid July 27, 1922 Opened February 15, 1923. — Map (db m46615) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Downs — Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot Built 1917 - Restored 1999 - 2005 Downs Historical Railroad Foundation
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Preservation of this property has been assisted by the Kansas Heritage Trust Fund Kansas State . . . — Map (db m46629) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Downs — Pioneers, O Pioneers
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Kansas (Osborne County), Downs — Sod and Stubble A pioneering story about the Ise Family
Located two miles west and a mile north of Downs, on level ground between Dry and Twelve Mile Creeks is the site of the 1871 homestead of Henry Ise. In 1873, Henry married seventeen year old Rosa Haag of Holton, Kansas and brought her west to live. . . . — Map (db m46682) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Downs — The Founding of Downs, Kansas
In 1879 the Central Branch of the Union Pacific Railroad designated a site on the homesteads of John Beal, Harriet Delay, and Azariah and Marinda Blunt as their new division point. The town of Downs was named for railroad superintendent Major . . . — Map (db m46616) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Osborne — 38 — Geodetic Center of North America
On a ranch 18 miles southeast of this marker a bronze plate marks the most important spot on this continent to surveyors and map makers. Engraved in the bronze is a cross-mark and on the tiny point where the lines cross depend the surveys of a . . . — Map (db m53531) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Osborne — Hardman Veterans Memorial Park
A living memorial to the Veterans of Osborne County who served so valiantly in all wars, that you, who enjoy these facilities in peace, may pause for thought and meditation on the sacrifices they made to insure your right to do so. Land for park . . . — Map (db m53544) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Osborne — Last Indian Fight in Osborne County
Last Indian Fight in Osborne County July 3, 1870 200 yds S of this spot near Bullock Bros Ranch — Map (db m77949) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Osborne — Osborne / Solomon Valley Highway 24 Heritage Alliance
[Historical excerpts from marker] Osborne, Established 1871 (Side A) Architecture Architectural Gems Galore Osborne has two buildings listed on both the National Register of Historic Places. The Classic-styled Carnegie Research . . . — Map (db m54300) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Osborne — Osborne County Courthouse Built 1906-1908
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 2001 — Map (db m53541) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Osborne — Osborne County Pioneers Memorial Freedom Adventure Home Pioneers
Erected to the memory of those early settlers, of Osborne Co., who made possible our homes of today. Dedicated May 30, 1929. — Map (db m53538) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Osborne — Osborne County Veterans Memorial All Gave Some Some Gave All
Dedicated to all veterans who called Osborne County Home — Map (db m53543) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Portis — Melvin "Tubby" Millar Memorial
In Memory of Melvin "Tubby" Millar Animator for Looney Tunes Porky Pig cartoons and assistant to Friz Freleng, creator of Porky Pig. — Map (db m30410) HM

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