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Appanoose Church of the Brethren & Cemetery

Picture of property 492 Woodson Rd/196 N 1 Rd
Overbrook vicinity (Franklin County)
Listed in State Register 2018-08-04

Architect: Unknown
Category: cemetery; religious facility

The Appanoose Church of the Brethren & Cemetery are locally significant under Criterion A in the area of Settlement for their association with the Church of the Brethren community in portions of Franklin, Douglas, and Osage counties and under Criterion C as an example of an early Eastern Kansas church building of simple architecture, meeting the needs of the congregation. The building was in regular continuous use as a church from the time of its construction in 1886 until the fall of 1972 when regular services ceased. The church and cemetery’s period of significance begins in 1886 with the construction of the church building and extends to circa 1925 with the last of the major changes to the building. The church and cemetery span the county line of Franklin and Douglas counties, with the church in Franklin and the cemetery in Douglas County. National Register listing is pending.



Dietrich Cabin

Picture of property City Park, Fifth and Main
Ottawa (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register 1972-02-23

Architect: Not listed
Category: single dwelling



Eight Mile Creek Warren Truss Bridge

Picture of property Osborne Terrace, 0.2 mi. W of int. with Eisenhower Terrace, 1.0 W of Main St.
Ottawa vicinity (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register 2003-05-09

Architect: Not listed
Category: road-related
Thematic Nomination: Metal Truss Bridges in Kansas



Franklin County Courthouse

Picture of property Courthouse Square on Main Street
Ottawa (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register 1972-03-17

Architect: George Washburn
Category: courthouse



Hanway, Judge James, House

Picture of property 658 Virginia Road
Lane Vicinity (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register 2008-12-11

Architect: Hanway, Judge James
Category: single dwelling

Built in about 1858, this small limestone residence located south of Lane is nominated for its association with early abolitionist leader Judge James Hanway. Upon his arrival in the Kansas Territory in 1856, he joined the struggle to make the territory a free state and became a member of the Pottawatomie Rifles, an armed abolitionist militia led by John Brown, Jr. He also served as the first Superintendent of Public Instruction in Franklin County, as a member of the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention, and as a member of both the State Senate and House of Representatives. Hanway's stone house features a front-facing gable with simple architectural detailing. A limestone smokehouse is also included in the nomination.



Historic Ottawa Central Business District

Picture of property Roughly bounded by Marais des Cygnes River, South 5th Street & Hickory Street
Ottawa (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register 2008-02-07

Architect: Not listed
Category: commercial district



Jones, Tauy, House

Picture of property 1 mile north of Ottawa on US-59, 2 miles east and .8 mile northeast on secondary roads
Ottawa (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register 1972-06-19

Architect: Not listed
Category: single dwelling; school



Middle Creek Tributary Bridge

Picture of property 5.8 miles west of Princeton
Princeton (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register 1985-07-02

Architect: Not listed
Category: road-related
Thematic Nomination: Masonry Arch Bridges of Kansas



Ottawa High School and Junior High School

Picture of property 526 and 506 South Main Street
Ottawa (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register 2000-10-06

Architect: George Washburn and Son; Washburn and Stookey
Category: school



Ottawa Library

Picture of property 5th and Main
Ottawa (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register 1980-12-01

Architect: George Washburn
Category: library



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