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Near Trading Post in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sounds along the byway...auto, trucks and buses.

Frontier Military Historic Byway

 
 
Sounds along the byway...auto, trucks and buses Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2010
1. Sounds along the byway...auto, trucks and buses Marker
Inscription.
Today's Frontier Military Scenic Byway visitors travel at higher speeds and in greater numbers than those who traveled the Frontier Military Road in the 1800s. Vehicles protect today's travelers from the weather, and our roadways of today keep travelers from getting stuck in mud or creeks.
 
Erected 2010 by Frontier Military Historic Byway.
 
Location. 38° 15.523′ N, 94° 40.312′ W. Marker is near Trading Post, Kansas, in Linn County. Click for map. Marker is at the Kansas DOT rest area, located about 1500 feet SSE of the intersection of US Highway 69 and Kansas Highway 52. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasanton KS 66075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sounds along the byway...fur traders bringing their goods. (a few steps from this marker); Sounds along the byway...saws, picks and axes. (within shouting distance of this marker); Sounds along the roadway...soldiers on the move. (within shouting distance of this marker); Sounds along the byway...anxiety and anticipation in the creak of wagon wheels. (within shouting distance of this marker); Sounds from the past...hoof beats and heartbeats.
Frontier Military Scenic Byway Map image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2010
2. Frontier Military Scenic Byway Map
(within shouting distance of this marker); Sounds of the byway...moccasins and tears. (within shouting distance of this marker); Marais Du Cygne Martyrs Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marais des Cygnes Massacre (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Trading Post.
 
Also see . . .  Kansas Frontier Military Historic Byway. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Frontier Military Scenic Byway Map Key image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2010
3. Frontier Military Scenic Byway Map Key
Sounds along the byway...auto, trucks and buses. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2010
4. Sounds along the byway...auto, trucks and buses. Marker
KDOT Comfort Station in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 614 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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