Harvey County Historical Museum Photographs
 

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Identifier

2010204500

Approximate Date

1980

Description

Newton. 1980. Historical marker on Civil War Cannon in Military Park / Coastal Defense Cannon A Civil War Memorial This cannon used in coastal defense during the Civil War was secured through the efforts of Judson Kilpatrick Post No. 36, G. A. R. and Congressman Chester I. Long. Presented to Mayor George W. Young for City of Newton by Hon. J. G. Wood, Topeka, on behalf of Post No. 36, on October 4, 1899. At this ceremony "East Park" was rededicated "Military Park" and is so known today. On October 5, 1899, a city wide celebration and parade were held by the citizens of Newton in honor of the dedication of this Civil War Memorial. Harvey County Historical Society 1977"

Physical Description

2" x 2"

Subject

Plaques, Historical markers, Harvey County (Kan.), Newton (Kan.)

Rights

© Harvey County Historical Museum. All rights reserved. May not be reproduced without permission. To request permission, contact info@hchm.org. Please credit Harvey County Historical Museum as your source.

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Collection

J. Birch Stuart Collection, Photo Box 05 E Parks & Swimming Pool

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Language

eng

Keywords

Plaques, Historical markers, Harvey County (Kan.), Newton (Kan.)

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