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Gen. James Birdseye McPherson Statue


category : Memorials
Gen. James Birdseye McPherson  Statue The equestrian statue that overlooks Memorial Park was dedicated in 1917 in a ceremony that attracted 40,000 persons. The statue was cast in standard government monumental bronze and the base is formed of granite. A similar statue is located in McPherson Square in Washington, D.C. The city and county of McPherson bear the name of the highest ranking Union Officer to die on the battlefield during the Civil War, General James Birdseye McPherson.


Address: Memorial Park, 100 block of N. Maple, adjacent to the Court House.
Phone: 800-324-8022

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McPherson Opera House

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McPherson County Courthouse

The cornerstone for this magnificent city landmark was laid in 1894 at a building cost of $35,000. The courthouse, built of native Kansas limestone, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and was completely refurbished in 1980. The 105

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Gen. James Birdseye McPherson Statue

The equestrian statue that overlooks Memorial Park was dedicated in 1917 in a ceremony that attracted 40,000

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