Wichita State UniversityIt was 1904 when Wichita State University was known as Fairmoun[t] College that R.J. Kirk (Class of 1907), a football manager, invented the name "Wheat Shockers" for posters to advertise a game against the Chilocco Indians. It was shortened to "Shockers" as Wichita State teams are known today.
|Series||This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 8:54pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 593972 N 4214859|
|Decimal Degrees||38.07663333, -97.92856667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 4.598', W 97° 55.714'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 4' 35.88" N, 97° 55' 42.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||620, 316|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 177-199 Grandstand Ave, Hutchinson KS 67502, US|
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