New Scandinavia - Scandia, KS, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 47.900 W 097° 47.178
14S E 603906 N 4406079
Quick Description: The Scandinavian and Bohemian (now Czech Republic) movement west.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/22/2015 5:54:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMNDKY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 3

Long Description:

County of marker: Republic County
location of marker: US-36, roadside park of the American Legion Post #193, just E. of Republic River Bridge, Scandia
Marker erected: 1938

Scandia Marker Text:

1868 -- NEW SCANDINAVIA FOUNDED BY THE -- 1938
SCANDINAVIAN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY -- 9 - 15 - 1868
CITY OF SCANDIA INCORPORATED -- 4 - 1 - 1870
We dedicate this monument to you, our
PIONEER FATHERS AND MOTHERS
The first Colony House was located 200 feet West of this marker.

The web link below is more detail history of the movement, and this one provided by The City of Scandia is more about the monument

Who placed it?: City of Scandia

When was it placed?: 1938

Who is honored?: Scndinavians

Website about the Monument: [Web Link]

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