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

Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House

1861

 

—On the way to Santa Fe —

 
Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House Marker
Inscription.
With its foundation in Kansas Territory, this house was established here, along the Santa Fe Trail as Kansas became the thirty fourth state.

History Comes Alive Here!
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.512′ N, 96° 29.93′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 56) and Adams Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. 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. Baker's Food Market (a few steps from this marker); Maple Camp (a few steps from this marker); Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Atkinson Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Field School (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Camp W.W. II 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 . . .
Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House and Marker

1. Council Grove Historic Sites. (Submitted on August 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on August 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on August 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 2, 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 311 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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