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Council Grove in Morris County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Council Oak

August 10, 1825

 
 
Council Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Council Oak Marker
Inscription.
Under this tree
the treaty between
the U.S. Commissioners and
the Osage Indians was signed
giving the right of way
forever through their land
establishing the Santa Fe Trail

 
Erected by Council Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
 
Location. 38° 39.708′ N, 96° 29.058′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 56) near Union Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 East Main Street, Council Grove KS 66846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Fe Trail / Council Grove (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Council Oak (a few steps from this marker); Council Grove (a few steps from this marker); Company "C" 137th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Bur Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bur Oak (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Post Office Oak (about 600 feet away); Brewery (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail
Council Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Council Oak Marker
Council Oak remnant under pavilion
. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Osage Nation. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Council Grove Historic Tour. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Council Oak Donor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
3. Council Oak Donor Marker
Council Oak Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
4. Council Oak Park Marker
Council Oak Remnant image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
5. Council Oak Remnant
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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