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Osawatomie in Miami County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Pat Devilin and “Jayhawk”

Osawatomie Driving Tour

 
 
Pat Devilin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2013
1. Pat Devilin Marker
Inscription.

Free-State Irishman
Pat Devilin
said a
Jayhawk
is a bird that
worried its prey before
devouring it.
Legend of the Jayhawk
(Marker Number 3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas, Osawatomie Driving Tour marker series.
 
Location. 38° 29.937′ N, 94° 56.993′ W. Marker is in Osawatomie, Kansas, in Miami County. Marker is on Main Street west of 5th Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 539 Main Street, Osawatomie KS 66064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Stone Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Old Stone Church (about 600 feet away); Land Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Brown Country (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Land Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Battle of Osawatomie (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Osawatomie.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Origin of "Jayhawker" (1896 article).
Pat Devilin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2013
2. Pat Devilin Marker
(Submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Osawatomie Driving Tour. (Submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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