Council Grove in Morris County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
First Santa Fe Pack Train
1821 - 1921
home coming to Council Grove
June 27 - July 2
one hundredth anniversary
of the first pack train to pass
over the Santa Fe Trail,
led by Wm. Becknell
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 39.627′ N, 96° 29.522′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Mission Street and Main Street (U.S. 56), on the right when traveling south on Mission Street. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the former Carnegie Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 West 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. Farmers & Drovers Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Malcolm Conn Store (about 500 feet away); The Cottage House Hotel and Motel (about 500 feet away); Conn Store (about 500 feet away); Council Grove National Bank Building (about 500 feet away); Council Grove (about 600 feet away); Old Bell (about 700 feet away); A Well-furnished Store (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Council Grove.
Regarding First Santa Fe Pack Train.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe Trail National Historic Site. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. William Becknell and the Santa Fe Trail. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.