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Oakley in Logan County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Logan County Sandstone

 
 
Logan County Sandstone Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
1. Logan County Sandstone Marker
Inscription.

This native Logan County sandstone boulder is millions of years old. It was removed May, 1988, from outcroppings near Nickel Mine Spring on the Challis ranchland 12 miles southwest of Russell Springs. It is dedicated to the enrichment of the historical heritage of Logan County.
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Survivor of the Plains
Logan County
and
City of Oakley
Centennial
1887 - 1987
Dedicated September 18, 1987

 
Location. 39° 7.606′ N, 100° 51.692′ W. Marker is in Oakley, Kansas, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Plum Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 2nd Street. Click for map. Marker is near the entrance to the Logan County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 710 W 2nd Street, Oakley KS 67748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Exploration across Kansas (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Smoky Hill River Valley - Buffalo Country (approx. 0.4 miles away); Inhabitants of the Kansas Plains (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Monument Rocks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Annie Oakley
Survivor of the Plains Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
2. Survivor of the Plains Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Oakley: Birthplace of the Legend (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Great Buffalo Hunt (approx. 0.4 miles away); Buffalo Bill Cultural Center (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oakley.
 
Also see . . .
1. Discover Oakley and Logan County, Kansas. (Submitted on June 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Logan County, Kansas. (Submitted on June 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Survivor of the Plains. (Submitted on June 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EnvironmentSettlements & Settlers
 
Survivor of the Plains Sculpture and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
3. Survivor of the Plains Sculpture and Markers
At Logan County Courthouse
Survivor of the Plains image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2012
4. Survivor of the Plains
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 17 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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