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Lakin in Kearny County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Santa Fe Trail

1822 - 1872

 
 
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2012
1. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Inscription.

[Title is text]

 
Erected 1906 by Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Kansas. (Marker Number 78.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 37° 56.564′ N, 101° 15.383′ W. Marker is in Lakin, Kansas, in Kearny County. Marker is on Main Street (Kansas Route 25) north of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Kearny County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 304 North Main Street, Lakin KS 67860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The White House (approx. mile away); Site of O'Loughlin's Trading Post (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Santa Fe Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Chouteau's Island (approx. 1.5 miles away); Santa Fe Trail Ruts (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is near the Upper Cimarron Crossings and is one of the few D.A.R.
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2012
2. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Kearny County Courthouse in background
markers that still sits on its original location.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on June 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on June 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. D.A.R. Santa Fe Trail Markers in Kansas. (Submitted on June 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Kearny County Map at Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2012
3. Kearny County Map at Courthouse
Kearny County Plaza at Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2012
4. Kearny County Plaza at Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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