"My Western Home" or "Home on the Range"

"My Western Home" or "Home on the Range" (HMZPZ)

Location: Kensington, KS 66951 Smith County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 53.364', W 98° 56.828'

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On this site circa 1873
Dr. Brewster M. Higley
wrote the words to
"Home on the Range"
Adopted as official
State Song of Kansas
June 30, 1947
In 1873 Dr. Brewster Higley wrote the words, Dan Kelley supplied the music, and the Harlan Brothers Orchestra started the new song "Home on the Range" on its way from the heart of the nation into the nation's heart.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1997
Placed BySarah Steward Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution; and 1954 by Stambachs
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 10:40pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 504519 N 4415483
Decimal Degrees39.88940000, -98.94713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 53.364', W 98° 56.828'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 53' 21.84" N, 98° 56' 49.68" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2700-2798 90 Rd, Kensington KS 66951, US
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