Near Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Old Military Road of 1837
intersection of the
Old Military Road of 1837
State Highway Number 57
Erected 1936 by Oceanic Hopkins Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 37° 20.343′ N, 94° 42.296′ W. Marker is near Pittsburg, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of Bypass U.S. 69 and State Route 171, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 69Bypass . Click for map. Marker is accessed off Langdon Lane/220th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crocker Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Pittsburg State University Veteran's Amphitheater (approx. 3.6 miles away); Chandler Hall (approx. 3.6 miles away); Kansas State Teachers College Navy Mark of Commendation (approx. 3.6 miles away); Carney Hall Pittsburg State University Gymnasium (approx. 3.7 miles away); G.A.R.-W.R.C. Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburg.
More about this marker. The marker was moved to its present location by the Kansas Department of Transportation after it had been vandalized and roadway rerouting necessitated its removal from its original location.
Also see . . .
1. The Fort Leavenworth - Fort Gibson Military Road (1942 article). (Submitted on March 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Frontier Military Historic Byway. (Submitted on March 7, 2012, 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 422 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.