Franklin School Bell

Franklin School Bell (HMOJZ)

Location: Franklin, KS 66735 Crawford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 31.369', W 94° 42.255'

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Memorial Tower

Originally there were 3 school buildings in the community. This bell sat atop the large two story, eight room brick building that was originally the high school and later became the grade school. The schools were in operation from 1907-1966.

Constructed by:
John Nepote & Ray Hamblin
and a host of volunteers

Funding for the tower donated by:
General Joe Scepansky, Houston, Texas
Antoinette (Folker) Blazic, Warren, Michigan
John & Coleen Nepote, Frontenac, Kansas

Bell donated by:
Scotty & Phyllis (Liposek) Bitner
In memory of all the students who attended Franklin Schools
Placed ByTown of Franklin and Concerned Citizens
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 3:40am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 349401 N 4154237
Decimal Degrees37.52281667, -94.70425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.369', W 94° 42.255'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 22.14" N, 94° 42' 15.30" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 117-199 E 5th St, Franklin KS 66735, US
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