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Near Elyria in McPherson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sora Kansas Creek

Santa Fe Trail

 

1822 - 1872

 
Sora Kansas Creek Marker (Side A) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2011
1. Sora Kansas Creek Marker (Side A)
Inscription.
Near this spot August 16, 1825
the treaty was made with the
Kansas Indians
for the Right of Way
of the trail

 
Erected 1906 by Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Kansas.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 17.208′ N, 97° 37.33′ W. Marker is near Elyria, Kansas, in McPherson County. Marker is on Old U.S. 81 0.3 miles south of Comanche Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout. Marker is in this post office area: McPherson KS 67460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kansas Indian Treaty (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.5 miles away); Growth of This Pioneer Group (approx. 5.6 miles away); Turkey Red Wheat (approx. 5.6 miles away); Centennial Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Anabaptist - Mennonite Faith & Life (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Swiss (Yolhynian) Mennonites (approx. 5.6 miles away); Swiss (Volhynian) Mennonite Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Sora Kansas Creek Marker (Side B) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2011
2. Sora Kansas Creek Marker (Side B)
1. US Treaty with Kansa (1825). (Submitted on February 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Kaw Nation. (Submitted on February 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on February 29, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Sora Kansas Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2011
3. Sora Kansas Creek Marker
Below state marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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