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Kansas Historical MarkersThe "Real" Cherokee Strip

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Explaining how our government can screw thing up.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 2/20/2022

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Kansas Historical MarkersCaldwell And The Chisholm Trail

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A mile south of this point the Chisholm Trail entered Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 2/20/2022

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Kansas Historical Markers"Ghost Riders of the Chisholm Trail"

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A marker near the state line south of Caldwell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: 2/20/2022

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Grand Opera House

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Like many old buildings across the west, fire ate this one, and it was no more.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Legend of Mount Lookout

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Yep, you can still see the depression, and they say, I didn't, you can still see the gossamer lady walking the bluff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 8/2/2016

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Kansas Historical MarkersGunfire Kills Lawman

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These cowboys stirred up a hornets nest. Final tole: two dead cowboys, one dead marshal, one Texas deputy sheriff dead.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 8/2/2016

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Stock Exchange Bank

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Back in the day, the town was divided between loyalties to cattlemen or businessmen. This was a cattle bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 12/16/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersCaldwell "The Border Queen"

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On the Chisholm Trail a "Border Queen" was the name they used to refer to Ladies of the night, that working upstairs in almost all saloons.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/16/2010

last visited: 2/20/2022

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Kansas Historical MarkersChisholm Trail

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1947 stone marker, now in a city park that sits where the trail used to be.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/16/2010

last visited: 2/20/2022

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Kansas Historical MarkersChisholm

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More art in Caldwell

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 2/20/2022

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Railroad Influence

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One of many markers in downtown Caldwell. This one replaced a previous marker...Main Street '96

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location: Kansas

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: 12/16/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersMain Street '96 ~ Caldwell

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Careful Caldwell, your pride is showing.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Leland Hotel

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Another historic structure felled by fire.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 12/16/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersNative Stone Building

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After a fire, this building was built from the remains of the downed building and some fresh stones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 12/16/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersTalbot Gang Shootout

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Marshals, bad guys, and back shooters; nobody was safe.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/16/2010

last visited: 12/16/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Last Chance Saloon

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Not actually in town, but east of town, still left and imprint.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/16/2010

last visited: 12/16/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersProhibition Movement

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Wide open cow town had enough, by 1885 liquor was prohibited. Then the terror really began.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersThose Who Came Before ~ Caldwell, KS

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History explained in bias relief.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 8/21/2022

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Kansas Historical MarkersShooting Up Main Street

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Eager citizen wins Marshal job after gun fight.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/7/2010

last visited: 12/16/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersHistoric Marker Project - Caldwell, KS

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Sets up the tour, and explains why

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 9/11/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Last Land Rush ~ Caldwell, KS

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September 16, 1893, 15,000 land hungry whites made the last run.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 9/11/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersCaldwell's Early Government

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Still in the same city hall, built 1884. In the beginning there were no elections, each party took turns in power on alternate years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/7/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersCowtown Law Enforcement

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Town Council couldn't decide, nice guys or gunfighters, who should be Marshal?

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/7/2010

last visited: 12/16/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersMurder of Marshal George Flatt

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After a great job as Marshal, his replacements decided to get him gone. Sounds almost like the Mafia handled things in the 30s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/7/2010

last visited: 12/16/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersChisholm Trail

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There are 4 markers in this town with the Chisholm Trail in the title, all have a bit of different information.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/16/2010

last visited: 8/21/2022

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