Osawatomie in Miami County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Osawatomie Driving Tour
Dedicated August 30, 1877
[Monument inscription reads]
In commemoration of those who on the 30th of August, 1856, gave up their lives at the Battle of Osawatomie in defence of freedom.
Theron Parker Powers
Born Oct. 1, 1832.
David R. Garrison
Born Dec. 14, 1826.
George W. Partridge
Born Dec. 22, 1827.
Son of Capt. John Brown
Born Dec. 21, 1830.
This inscription is also in commemoration of the heroism of
Capt. John Brown
who commanded at the
Battle of Osawatomie
August 30, 1856;
who died and conquered American slavery on the scaffold at Charlestown Va.
Dec. 2, 1859
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas, Osawatomie Driving Tour marker series.
Location. 38° 29.885′ N, 94° 57.396′ W. Marker is in Osawatomie, Kansas, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 9th Street, on the right when traveling west Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osawatomie KS 66064, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Battle of Osawatomie (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Brown of Kansas (about 700 feet away); John Brown Statue (about 700 feet away); Battle of Osawatomie (about 700 feet away); John Brown Battleground (about 700 feet away); T. B. Williams and J. B. Remington (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Osawatomie (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Osawatomie (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Osawatomie.
Also see . . . Osawatomie KS Driving Tour. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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