1888 - Old County Courthouse - Meade, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 17.209 W 100° 20.384
14S E 381242 N 4127531
Quick Description: Cornerstone and commemoration
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/26/2015 5:04:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMNE6P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:

County of display: Meade County
Location of display: 200 N. Fowler St., courthouse lawn, Meade
Erected by: Arena Club
Date display erected: May 1941

Plaque text:

Erected by the
"to our Pioneer Club women and to our pioneer citizens, who builded [sic] better than they knew. We dedicate this marker which stands on the site of the old courthouse, from which the dated stone was taken."

From nearby remnant display:

Incorporated in 1885
The original Meade County Courthouse was built in 1888. Although the building was replaced in 1928, this old stone step and "1888" year carved in stone still mark where it stood.

Year of construction: 1888

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Full inscription: Not listed

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