Main Street '96 ~ Caldwell
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N 37° 01.893 W 097° 36.417
14S E 623900 N 4099279
Careful Caldwell, your pride is showing.
Waymark Code: WM9861
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 07/12/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 12

NOTE: According to Markerman 62 this marker has been replaced with a different marker that espouses the influence of the Railroads in Caldwell [April 2014]

Marker Erected by The Caldwell Historical Society
Date Marker Erected: 1996
County of Marker: Sumner County
Location of Marker: 25 S. Main St., @ Visitors Center, Caldwell
Marker Text:
The new streets, sidewalks, storm sewers and historic street lighting around this beautiful visitors area are the result of a community's planning for and commitment to its future. Rather than destroying the past as many construction efforts do, this &1,000,000 city - state improvement project has enhanced the historic features of this once infamous western cowtown of the 1880s. Through this generation's investment of public monies has come not only a better highway but also many unexpected private improvements and most importantly, a renewed pride in our hometown. Please take a moment and enjoy this history of the Old West, our Main Street businesses of today and the famous friendliness of our citizens.

Opal Lois White, Mayor
Glenn Johnson, Commissioner
Harold E. Struble, Commissioner

Our community extends its gratitude to the following people and businesses for their efforts in making this project a reality: The Caldwell City Commission; Kansas Department of Transportation; Booker Associates, Inc., Engineering; Central Paving, Inc.; General Contractor: Ginn Construction, Local Subcontractor; Caldwell Utilities; Freda Cink, City Clerk; Lee A. Johnson, City Attorney; Colin Wood, Project Coordinator; and The Stock Exchange Bank for providing this Visitor Area.

The historic street light donors are: Border Queen Aerial Spray; Caldwell Area Chamber of Commerce; Caldwell State Bank (2); In memory of Frank & Marjorie France; Elbert, Martha & Rhonda Sue Hedrick; KanOkla Telephone Association, Inc.; Karl's Super Value, Inc.; In memory of Martin & Josephine Kloefkorn; Linn & Barbara Shaffer; The Stock Exchange Bank (3); Gene & Thelma Struble & Edna Johnson.

Marker Name: Main Street '96

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
Please see above

Marker Location: Sumner

Year Marker Placed: 01/01/1996

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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