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Kansas Historical Markers
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Search for a Kansas Historical Marker and please make sure it has not been previously recorded. Record the information needed to prove the existence of the marker and that the person who recorded it was there.
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Kansas has many things to appreciate. Markers erected by the Kansas State Historical Society and the Kansas Department of Transportation identify many of these interesting places, events and people in Kansas. The purpose of the historical marker program is to create awareness of historically significant and interesting sites in the state and to entertain travelers.
Instructions for Posting a Kansas Historical Markers Waymark:

Please include the following in your post:
*Quality picture of the marker (No need for you to be in picture, actually preferred that you're not). This picture is required, and this picture MUST be original UNPHOTOSHOPPED from the original poster of the waymark. No pictures from the internet allowed. We also require an original UNPHOTOSHOPPED panoramic view of the area with the marker in view. Officers reserve the right to deny waymarks based poor photos or photos found to violate the above terms.

*The title of the marker
*The marker number (optional)
*The text on the marker
*The county location of the marker (If the county is not on the marker, then you can go to the web site on the description.)
*The placement year of the marker (optional)
*The name of the agency that placed the marker (optional)
*Any web sites on the marker (optional)
*The lat/long in minute decimal format WGS-84 datum of the marker (N37 13.432 W083 56.913 for example).

***UPDATE 1/23/2021*** A posted historical marker MUST include at least a sentence of historical fact excluding dates.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Must log an original UNPHOTOSHOPPED picture of you or your GPSr at the marker. Please tell some background of what you learned or how you found the marker.
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  • Marker Type
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Kansas Historical MarkersThe "Real" Cherokee Strip

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Explaining how our government can screw thing up.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

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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