Moses Shane Memorial Park

Moses Shane Memorial Park (HM107S)

Location: Florence, KS 66851 Marion County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 14.534', W 96° 56.147'

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Moses Shane was a pioneer who had the courage to explore and settle in this vast and open country. He was of Irish descent. He located where Florence stands, built a log cabin and broke several acres of ground in the spring of 1858


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Indian Territory 1500s · Railroad Arrived 1871 · Ranching in the Flint Hills 1859-Present
Oil Boom 1920's · Major Flood of '51 · Water Source Natural Spring Water
Hill School 1871 · Harvey House Museum · Hotel 1887 · Arnold School 1910 · Old Opera House 1883
First white man, Moses Shane, an irishman came to the area in 1858. Patrick Doyle was the second whiteman to settle in Marion County, he built a beautiful store home on the banks of Doyle Creek in 1859.
HM NumberHM107S
Placed ByThe Florence Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 1:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 680644 N 4234706
Decimal Degrees38.24223333, -96.93578333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.534', W 96° 56.147'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 32.04" N, 96° 56' 8.82" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4756 5th St, Florence KS 66851, US
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