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A photograph of Guilford G. Gage, who came to Topeka in May, 1856. During the Civil War, he was a member of the Second Kansas regiment and fought in the Battle of the Blue. He was involved in the brick-kiln business and owned his own business. Gage invested in real estate and built homes in Shawnee County. He is most famous for giving Topeka an eighty acre tract land which became Gage Park and erecting a monument in the Topeka Cemetery to honor Kansas soldiers who fought in the Battle of Blue. He was stricken with paralysis and died in Topeka on May 19, 1899.

Creator: Leonard, J. H.
Date: Between 1880 and 1889

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Item Number: 221481
Call Number: B Gage, Guilford G. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 221481

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