Republican Party - Osawatomie, Kansas
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N 38° 29.924 W 094° 57.045
15S E 329888 N 4262955
Quick Description: This white wooden sign is located on the Sixth Street side of the Osage Valley Block Building located at 6th and Main in Osawatomie, Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/1/2020 1:35:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM1258R
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Four For All
Views: 3

Long Description:
This white wooden sign is located on the Sixth Street side of the Osage Valley Block Building. The sign is in a nicely landscaped area of the sidewalk near the intersection. It's unknown who placed the marker, however, it is part of the City Driving Tour, so it waas probably the City Historical Society. Just for reference, Kansas became a State on January 29, 1861, so the Republican Party in Kansas is older than the state. The marker text reads:

4.
Republican Party

of Kansas organized
in Osawatomie
May 18, 1859.
Horace Greeley
addressed
5,000 at
Osage Valley Hotel
located here.
(5th Sign @ 628 Main

- Marker Text



Marker Name: Republican Party

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker text:
See long Description


Marker Location: Miami

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Year Marker Placed: Not listed

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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