Higley Cabin

Higley Cabin (HMZPK)

Location: Kensington, KS 66951 Smith County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 53.208', W 98° 56.159'

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Looking to the northwest, south of the white house, behind the trees you will find the cabin home of Dr. Brewster Higley. The cabin was built by Dr. Higley and friends on July 4, 1872. Dr. Higley is best known as the author of the song "Home on the Range", selected as the official state song of Kansas in 1947. The cabin is listed on the National Historical Record [National Register of Historic Places]. Currently owned and maintained by the Ellen Rust Living Trust.

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Placed By100th Higley Family Reunion
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 10:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 505473 N 4415195
Decimal Degrees39.88680000, -98.93598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 53.208', W 98° 56.159'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 53' 12.48" N, 98° 56' 9.54" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 90 Rd, Kensington KS 66951, US
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