Oswego in Labette County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Osage Indian Village
Depicting when the Osage dwelled east of the bluff near Horseshoe Lake and Chief White Hair was their Chief. John Mathews, a fur trader and blacksmith, lived on the summit, intermingling with the tribe, both cultures benefiting from the relationship.
The mural was painted by signed artists Joan Allen, with Larry Allen and Jerg Frogley, reproduced from "The Village of White Hair" painted by E. Marie Horner and exhibited in the Oswego Historical Museum.
Erected by Oswego Historical Society.
Location. 37° 10.016′ N, 95° 6.502′ W. Marker is in Oswego, Kansas, in Labette County. Marker is on 4th Street near Commercial Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oswego KS 67356, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sulky Plow (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); KATY Caboose Number 109 (about 700 feet away); The Little Town Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); John A. Mathews Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riverside Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Riverside Park Veterans Memorial Auditorium — Gymnasium (approx. 8.9 miles away); Parish of Sacred Heart - Chetopa (approx. 9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oswego.
Also see . . .
1. The Osage Indians in Kansas. (Submitted on May 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. The Osage Nation. (Submitted on May 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Osage Tribe Genealogy. (Submitted on May 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Exploration • Native Americans • Peace • Settlements & Settlers •
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