Forest Park, Ottawa, Franklin County Kansas - in which is held the meetings of the Ottawa Assembly

Title

Forest Park, Ottawa, Franklin County Kansas - in which is held the meetings of the Ottawa Assembly

Subject

Kansas--History--Maps.

Franklin County (Kan.)

Ottawa (Kan.)

Chautauquas--Kansas--History.

Description

Artist rendering of Forest Park, Ottawa, Franklin County Kansas

History of Forest Park in Ottawa Kansas:
Kansas State Historical Society: Photos of Memorial Gate

From the Ottawa Herald:
Originally spanning six acres in the 1860s, the park soon expanded to 35 acres, according to Franklin County Historical Society documents. Today, Forest Park spans nearly 51 acres in Ottawa's northwest corner, shaded by trees old and new, DJ Welsh, parks and cemetery superintendent for the City of Ottawa, said.  Sep 19, 2015

What are Chautauquas?
Wikipedia: Chautauqua

Chatauquas in Kansas:
Kansas State Historical Society: Chautauquas

The Ottawa Chautauqua Assembly:
Complete Chautauquan: Ottawa Assembly
Kansas State Historical Society: Ottawa Assembly Pictures and History

Creator

L.H. Everts & Co, Philadelphia

Source

City of Valley Center Kansas

Publisher

Valley Center Public Library

Date

1887

Language

English

Coverage

Kansas



Citation
L.H. Everts & Co, Philadelphia, “Forest Park, Ottawa, Franklin County Kansas - in which is held the meetings of the Ottawa Assembly,” Digital Valley Center, accessed October 28, 2020, https://valleycenter.digitalsckls.info/item/270.
Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

17 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.