The First Public Park in Kansas

The First Public Park in Kansas (HMS7K)

Location: Leavenworth, KS 66048 Leavenworth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.338', W 94° 54.61'

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North Esplanade Park and Historic District

— Established 1854 —

North Esplanade Historic District
In the plat of the Town of Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, filed December 20, 1854, in the Surveyor General's Office at Fort Leavenworth, the proprietors of the town donated to the public "the perpetual use and benefit of all that portion of ground on this plat marked Esplanade" thereby establishing
The First Public Park in Kansas
Entered on the National Register of Historic Places, December 12, 1976

Plaque dedicated by the Leavenworth County Historical Society, August 4, 1979
HM NumberHMS7K
Year Placed1979
Placed ByLeavenworth County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 11:37am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 335342 N 4354283
Decimal Degrees39.32230000, -94.91016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.338', W 94° 54.61'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 20.28" N, 94° 54' 36.60" W
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Area Code(s)913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 N Esplanade St, Leavenworth KS 66048, US
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