Oregon Trail - 1842 - Coon Point - Kanwaka, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 38° 59.605 W 095° 23.449
15S E 292943 N 4318765
Quick Description: Located on US 40 in wayside park.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 11/15/2021 8:22:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM159MP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 1

Long Description:
This marker is located in a wayside park next to the Lecompton Capital of Kansas Territory state marker.
Marker Name: Oregon Trail - 1842 - Coon Point

Marker Type: Rest Area

Marker text:
A Camping Ground Lecompton Territorial Capital of Kansas 1855-1861 Three miles north

Erected by the Fifty-Sixers and Old Settlers of Douglas County Marked by the Betty Washington Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution 1930


Marker Location: Douglas

Year Marker Placed: 1/1/1930

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker Web Address: [Web Link]

Official Marker Number: Not listed

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