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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersState Line Oklahoma -- Kansas

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Pink Marble Stone, not the usual state line marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/7/2010

last visited: never

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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 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 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 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 MarkersConnecticut Honors Prudence Crandall

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A State of Connecticut marker in Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 4/9/2016

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Arrival of the Railroad - Russell, KS

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A brief history into the early years of railroads in Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/3/2010

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe First National Bank ~ Medicine Lodge

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From 1880 to 1884, all sorts of tragedy. Robbery's, killings, hangings, crashes, then things settled down.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersMedicine Lodge Stockade (NE)

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A large area, where wagons as well as people could find protection against all perceived bad guys. Like a fort in the western movies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersMedicine Lodge Stockade (SE)

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This was not a prison, but a safe haven for the good guys against Indian raids.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersMedicine Lodge Stockade (SW)

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Panic was setting in, stockade built to keep everyone safe, just like the wood forts back east.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersMedicine Lodge Stockade (NW)

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Panic was setting in, stockade built to keep everyone safe, just like the wood forts back east.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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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 MarkersCol-Kan Border, Santa Fe Trail Marker, Coolidge KS

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Located on the Colorado/Kansas border, this marker indicates a location on the Sante Fe Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/14/2010

last visited: 1/9/2023

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