Emporia

Emporia (HMXLM)

Location: Emporia, KS 66801 Lyon County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 24.292', W 96° 10.822'

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Founded Feb. 22nd, 1857
by
George W. Brown
G. W. Deitzler
Lyman Allan
Columbus Hornsby
Preston B. Plumb
Site of First Public Building,
The "Emporia House" (Hotel)
June 1st, 1857
First Issue of Kanzas News
June 6th, 1857
First Public Church Services
June 7th, 1857
Bank Site Since 1872
Memorial by Lyon County
Old Settlers Association
George Plumb, President
John E. Hinshaw, Sec'y-Treas.
Feb. 22nd, 1924
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1857 - 1921
This marks the site of
The Emporia House,
First Public Building
in the town,
Erected in 1857 by the
Emporia Town Company.
Details
HM NumberHMXLM
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Tags
Year Placed1924
Placed ByLyon County Old Settlers Association and Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 3:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 746211 N 4254502
Decimal Degrees38.40486667, -96.18036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 24.292', W 96° 10.822'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 24' 17.52" N, 96° 10' 49.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-51 W 6th Ave, Emporia KS 66801, US
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