Gospel Hill Historical

Gospel Hill Historical (HM1THV)

Location: Hays, KS 67601 Ellis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 52.397', W 99° 19.911'

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The Armes Dance Hall, originally named the Globe Theater, was built on this site in 1867 by Major George Armes with money raised by his younger brother in Leavenworth, ostensibly to erect an Episcopal church. Later the building was moved to Fort Hays and became an officers' annex to the post trader's store. Ironically the Catholics (1879), Lutherans (1879), Baptists (1883) and Episcopalians (1910) all built churches in this neighborhood, and the area became known as Gospel Hill.
Placed ByCity of Hays Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau
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Date Added Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 471213 N 4302767
Decimal Degrees38.87328333, -99.33185000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.397', W 99° 19.911'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 23.82" N, 99° 19' 54.66" W
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Area Code(s)785
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1101-1199 Fort St, Hays KS 67601, US
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