Stylized Sunflower

Pittsburg Kansas

Stylized Sunflower
 
Founded in 1876 on lands formerly held by the Cherokee Indian Nation. Pittsburg became an early center for railroads, lead and zinc smelting, coal mining, clay tile and mining machinery manufacturing. The Kansas State Teachers College was established here in 1903.
 
Marker text sent by Robert Walter, Pittsburg, KS

Crawford County  
Near the entrance to the Crawford County Historical Museum, 651 South Highway 69, Pittsburg, KS
Crawford County
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July 24, 2001 / Bob Walter / Wichita, Kansas / history@kslib.info

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