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Safety Follows Wisdom. Portland Cement Association Safety Trophy. Awarded Ash Grove Lime & Portland Cement Company Chanute, Kansas Plant for a Perfect Safety Record in 1931 Reawarded for a Perfect Safety Record in 1933 · 1934 &midd…
IN MEMORY OF OUR HONORED DEAD
ERECTED 1924 BY
M.O. CARTLIDGE CIRCLE NO. 16
LADIES OF THE GRAND ARMY
OF THE REPUBLIC
ABE LINCOLN CAMP NO. 83
SONS OF VETERANS
This memorial is dedicated to all Chanute Area Veterans, past, present and future. We must never forget the sacrifices made by these brave men and women while protecting our freedoms and our way of life.
11 November, 2013
Located about three miles northeast of Chanute on the eastern riverbank at a ford now known as Brown Wells Dam the town of Osage City sprang up in 1856. A man named John Beck and others came to the area from the Tioga River basin in New York. Beck…
The King Bridge Company constructed the Austin Bridge in 1872. The 160-foot bowstring arch design would span the Neosho River east of what is now Chanute. The pioneers invested $15,000 in the bridge for their economic future of getting livestock a…
Dedicated to themen and women of Chanutewho were in the service of the countryin the wars in which the United Stateshas been engaged
World War I [Roll of Honored Dead]World War II [Roll of Honored Dead]Korea [Roll of Honored Dead]Vietnam [Roll …
Jesse Lee Jackson was born on January 20, 1917, in Tennessee Colony, Texas. He moved with his family to Chanute at the age of 5. He graduated from Chanute High School and attended Chanute Junior College.
Jesse's dedication to our community was …
This property has beenplaced on theNational Registerof Historic Placesby the United StatesDepartment of the Interior
Mr. Chanute's 1891 book "Progress in Flying Machines" made him the world's first aviation historian, but, more importantly, for the first time experimenters could read of work done before them and not waste time by repetition.
His 1896 biplane …
Mr. Chanute moved to Chicago in 1889 and began working on solving "the problem of the ages" - heavier-than-air flight.
Chanute corresponded with men all over the world interested in flight. He gathered all the information he could find, looking…