The Ole Harper Fountain

The Ole Harper Fountain (HM16LF)

Location: Harper, KS 67058 Harper County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 17.202', W 98° 1.56'

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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 of $375.00.

Accepted on behalf of the city by then Mayor M. S. Shephard, the fountain replaced the town water pump and served as a watering station for man and animal for a period of 60 years before being replaced by a more modern structure in 1969.

In 1983, the fountain was restored and replaced on this original site through the direction of Brian Ede and combined efforts of the Harper Chamber of Commerce, Inc. with monetary contributions by many former and present area citizens, and is hereby dedicated with respect to the Citizens of Harper past, present, and future.

This fountain was accepted on behalf of the city by Mayor Hubert Johnson.

October 22, 1983
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HM NumberHM16LF
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Year Placed1983
Placed ByHarper Chamber of Commerce and Concerned Citizens
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:40pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 586337 N 4127122
Decimal Degrees37.28670000, -98.02600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 17.202', W 98° 1.56'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 17' 12.12" N, 98° 1' 33.60" W
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Area Code(s)620, 316
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 W Main St, Harper KS 67058, US
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