"The Liberator and the Assassin"
— Historic Wayside Tour #7 —Leavenworth's Stockton Hall was built in 1857 at the southwest corner of Fourth and Delaware streets. Although not the first of the town's public halls, Stockton was to become the most famous. It was a frame building forty-five by one hundred and twenty feet, with storerooms on the ground floor. The upper floor was combination meeting hall and theater frequently used by traveling theatrical troupes.Stockton Hall took its name from its promoter, Captain J. B. Stockton, described in an early history of Leavenworth City and county as "a prominent public spirited citizen and hustler." When the Civil War broke out Captain Stockton commanded Company G, First Kansas Volunteers.
|Placed By||City of Leavenworth|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 335033 N 4353825|
|Decimal Degrees||39.31811667, -94.91363333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 19.087', W 94° 54.818'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 19' 5.22" N, 94° 54' 49.08" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 327 Delaware St, Leavenworth KS 66048, US|
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