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Caney in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well

1869 - 1870

 
 
Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
1. Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well Marker
Inscription.

Location of
Dr. J. W. Bell's Trading Post
and Village Water Well,
hand dug by John Luppy.
Also, original Caney
Survey Point and Marker

 
Location. 37° 0.704′ N, 95° 56.255′ W. Marker is in Caney, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Avenue and State Street, on the right when traveling west on 4th Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 West 4th Street, Caney KS 67333, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caney School District No. 34 (within shouting distance of this marker); Caney Memorial Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); George H. Wark 1878 - 1974 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Caney High School Stadium (approx. 0.4 miles away); Black Dog Trail Campsite (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Walking Stick” Cannon (approx. half a mile away); Caney War Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Caney.
 
More about this marker. The marker was moved from the center of the intersection when it was repaved.
 
Also see . . .  Caney Valley Historical Society
Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
2. Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well Marker
On lower wall at right of photo. Looking south toward intersection where the well was located
. (Submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2012
3. Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well Marker
On lower wall at corner of former Masonic Temple
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 3 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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