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

Last Chance Store

1857

 
 
Last Chance Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Last Chance Store Marker
Inscription.
Built by Tom Hill. The last chance for supplies between Council Grove and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
Erected by Council Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.596′ N, 96° 29.695′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 56) and Chautauqua Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 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. A different marker also named Last Chance Store (a few steps from this marker); Old Bell (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Santa Fe Pack Train (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hermit's Cave (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Hermit's Cave (approx. 0.2 miles away); Council Oak Acorn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (approx. mile away); Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Last Chance Store National Register Nomination
Last Chance Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Last Chance Store and Marker
. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Council Grove Historic Sites. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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