International Pancake Day - Liberal, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 02.631 W 100° 55.359
14S E 329019 N 4101465
Quick Description: Marker for the challenge that started the international race.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/28/2015 3:31:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMNEGE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Four For All
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Long Description:

County of marker: Seward County
Location of marker: N. Kansas Ave., N. side of library, Liberal
Date marker erected: June 20, 1992
Marker erected by: International Pancake Day of Liberal, KS

Marker text: R. J. Leete, Liberal, Kansas, issued a challenge to Vicar Ronald Collins of Olney, England, to turn his 500 - year - old race into an international event. Thus beginning a Shrove Tuesday tradition of peace, goodwill & friendship.

Marker Name: International Pancake Day

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
R. J. Leete, Liberal, Kansas, issued a challenge to Vicar Ronald Collins of Olney, England, to turn his 500 - year - old race into an international event. Thus beginning a Shrove Tuesday tradition of peace, goodwill & friendship.


Marker Location: Seward

Year Marker Placed: 6/20/1992

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

Marker Web Address: [Web Link]

Official Marker Number: Not listed

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