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Olathe in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Santa Fe Trail

 
 
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, June 14, 2009
1. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Closeup of Santa Fe Trail Marker
Inscription. This marks the route of the Santa Fe Trail from Kansas City to Santa Fe 1822 - 1880
 
Erected 1907 by Johnson County and the Old Settler's Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 52.933′ N, 94° 49.183′ W. Marker is in Olathe, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is on North Santa Fe Street. Click for map. This marker is in the plaza between the Courthouse and the County Offices. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Santa Fe Street, Olathe KS 66061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Children of the Trails (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial Time Capsule (within shouting distance of this marker); Home For Christmas (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); R.R. Osborne Plaza (about 600 feet away); President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Makes a Whistle-stop in Olathe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Olathe World War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Olathe Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Elvira Beckwith (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Olathe.
 
More about this marker. There are similar
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, June 14, 2009
2. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Closeup of plaque
companion markers in Gardner and Baldwin City, Ks.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. This website is sponsored by the National Park Service. (Submitted on June 19, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. "With Each Turn of the Wheel. KMNE – Channel 5 production. This video is almost an hour long, so allow time. (Submitted on July 11, 2009.) 
 
Additional keywords. Santa Fe Trail
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, June 14, 2009
3. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Area shot of Marker with Johnson County Courthouse in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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