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Between Lawrence and Topeka, the Kansas turnpike passes near the route of the old Oregon-California Trail, traveled in the 1800s by explorers, missionaries, soldiers, emigrants in search of land, and forty-niners in search of gold. Fifteen miles s…
Trinity Parish organized 1857 Original church consecrated July 29, 1859 on this site by Jackson Kemper, First Missionary Bishop of the Episcopal Church The present Gothic Revival style sanctuary was erected 1870-1873
The Fraternal Aid Society built a three story building on this site in 1904 Fire substantially destroyed the structure in 1930 Standard Mutual Life Insurance Company reconstructed this Renaissance Revival style building and occupied it from 19…
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Organized 1855 as the Methodist Episcopal Church This Richardsonian Romanesque style building was constructed 1889-1891 Initial worship held February 8, 1891 John G. Haskell, Architect Daniel Dahlene, Stonemason
This fountain is dedicated by the Woman Relief Corps Number 9, Department of Kansas, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic as an enduring memorial of perpetual service to the living, in loving remembrance of Comrade Robert S. and Mary J. McF…
Erected by Company H 20th Kansas Inft. U.S.V. Eighth Army Corps Spanish-American War 1898 - 1899
Free government does not bestow repose upon its citizens but sets them in the vanguard of battle to defend the liberty of every man. [Roll of 277 KU Honored Dead] [Cast bronze door panels, dedicated 1955, read] Achievement ? Courage ? Aspiration …
This memorial commemorates the conflict that began on June 25, 1950 when North Korean military forces crossed the 38th Parallel and launched a massive invasion of South Korea. Responding to pleas for help by the Government of the Republic of Korea…
Beginning in 1849, there plodded up the southern slope of Mount Oread a vast emigration bound for the golden land of California. One branch of the great California and Oregon Trail thus passed over the very ground now part of the university campus…