Stone Walls - Wabaunsee County, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 38° 54.441 W 096° 16.798
14S E 735858 N 4310012
This Wabaunsee County Historical Marker is on the east side of Highway 99 about six miles south of Alma, Kansas.
Waymark Code: WM17Z50
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 04/24/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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This road side pull out contains three information signs and this Wabaunsee County Historical Marker. You can also view a fine example of the stone walls constructed by Kansas pioneers after the days of "open range" ended.
Marker Name: Stone Walls

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker text:

The 1867 law abolishing the
open range provided for payment
of 40 cents per rod (16 1/2 ft.)
to landowners to build and
maintain a 4 1/2 ft. stone fence.
Stone was plentiful and our
pioneers built miles of fences.

Wabaunsee County Historical Society 1978

Marker Location: Wabaunsee

Year Marker Placed: 01/01/1978

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

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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