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

Atkinson Log House

1858

 
 
Atkinson Log House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Atkinson Log House Marker
Inscription.
This building houses a two-story log house originally built on Clark's Creek near a large spring, west of Latimer, in western Morris County. The log house was built by Stephen Atkinson, his father Cornelius, and his brother James. They were the first settlers on Upper Clark's Creek.
 
Erected by Council Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
 
Location. 38° 39.507′ N, 96° 29.948′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 56) near Adams Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is west of the Terwilliger House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 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. Maple Camp (a few steps from this marker); Baker's Food Market (a few steps from this marker); Field School (a few steps from this marker); Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (within
Atkinson Log House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Atkinson Log House and Marker
The log house is protected inside the barn
shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Council Oak Acorn (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Clark's Creek Cemetery. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 19 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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