Merriam Community Center

Merriam Community Center (HMVJX)

Location: Merriam, KS 66203 Johnson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 1.536', W 94° 41.575'

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The original limestone building, was built in 1911. The two brick additions were added in 1938 and 1951. Merriam School housed elementary and high school students until 1922, when the high school students began attending Shawnee Mission Rural High School. The Merriam School operated in the site until 1969.

The building was the first home of the Johnson County Community College from 1969-1972. Sold to Kansas City Christian School, the building was used as their high school until 1985.

In 1988, the building was sold to The City of Merriam, and renovated into the Merriam Community Center, which was dedicated to the citizens of Merriam in 1990.
Year Placed2001
Placed ByMerriam Visitors Bureau
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 353455 N 4320980
Decimal Degrees39.02560000, -94.69291667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.536', W 94° 41.575'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 32.16" N, 94° 41' 34.50" W
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Area Code(s)913, 785, 816
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5700-5754 Kessler Ln, Merriam KS 66203, US
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