Fort Leavenworth, The Rookery, 12-14 Sumner Place, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, KS
12-14 Sumner Place, Fort Leavenworth, KS
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS KS-7
Building/structure dates: 1834 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1879 subsequent work
National Register Number: 66000346
Significance: This building, the oldest surviving at Fort Leavenworth, is typical of frontier military residences and was once the home of Andrew H. Reeder, the first governor of the Kansas Territory.
Reeder, Gov. Andrew H.
McCleery, Douglas, Photographer
Noffsinger, James P., Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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