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Spalding Memorial
Spalding Memorial
TitleSpalding Memorial
DescriptionView of the Charles Carroll Spalding Memorial located in Penn Valley Park. The inscription on the rock reads: "To the Author of Annals of the City of Kansas and the Great Western Plains, 1858, Charles Carroll Spalding - Who in the Day of Small Things Had the Bold Vision to Forsee the Future City."
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 3.5 x 5.5 in.
CollectionGeneral Collection (P1), Memorials--Spalding, #1
NotesAs noted in SC30-8, penciled page 156 (Box 3, Folder 6) - "In loving memory of the author of the city's first history the red granite marker and memorial tablet was placed in Penn Valley Park, June 16th, 1918. The program of the unveiling of the marker was given a military touch, as four veterans, two in bue and two in gray stood ready to draw the beautiful flags which disclosed the marker."
SubjectMonuments & memorials
Historical markers
Local SubjectSpalding, Charles C.
Charles Carroll Spalding Memorial
Digital FormatJPEG
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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