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Kansas Historical MarkersAT&SF Locomotive #2542 - Wilson Park, Arkansas City, KS

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A historical marker describing the history of AT&SF Locomotive #2542, which is on permanent display in Wilson Park in Arkansas City, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/15/2018

last visited: 12/24/2020

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Kansas Historical MarkersOpening of Cherokee Outlet

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This Kansas Historical Marker, that replaced an earlier version in 2012, is located in a small park between US Highway 77 and 61st Lane (Lovers Lane) at 306th Road just south of Arkansas City, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 2/4/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Cherokee Strip

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This Historical Marker is located in a turnout off of Quaker Haven Camp Road on the west side of US Highway just south of Arkansas City, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 11/9/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Gas That Wouldn't Burn - Dexter, KS

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A historical marker south of Dexter, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/15/2019

last visited: 4/24/2021

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe "Real" Cherokee Strip, Hunnewell, Kansas

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This monument has text on both sides. It's located at a rest area in Hunnewell, Sumner County, Kansas. A nice place to stop and stretch your legs and have a picnic under their shelter with two picnic tables and shade trees.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member okgranny49

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/14/2010

last visited: 11/26/2016

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Kansas Historical MarkersBronze Field Guns - Wellington, KS

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These two historic canon are on display in downtown Wellington. A very descriptive marker stands near them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Kansas

date approved: 1/26/2021

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersChisholm Trail in Sumner County -- nr Belle Plaine KS

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A historic marker at the Belle Plaine Travel Information center explains the history the the Chisholm Trail in the local area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/4/2013

last visited: 8/16/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersChisholm Trail & Wheat Country

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This sign explains the history of Kansas around Sumner county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/9/2007

last visited: 8/22/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Chisholm Trail

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It looks like this was a roadside park at one time, now just a grass area, neatly kept, with circular gravel drive entering and exiting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/7/2010

last visited: 4/28/2022

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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 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 MarkersRed Light Saloon

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Moved from Wichita, board by board, nail by nail. Ladies of the night wer called "Border Queens" here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/16/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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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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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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersHenry Newton Brown

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Check out the Bank Marker in Medicine Lodge Kansas, it tells more of this story.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/16/2010

last visited: 2/20/2022

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Southwestern Hotel

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Big fancy hotel, which became the town hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/20/2010

last visited: 12/16/2018

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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 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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