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Near Oketo in Marshall County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Oketo Cut-Off of Overland Trail

1862

 
 
Oketo Cut-Off of Overland Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
1. Oketo Cut-Off of Overland Trail Marker
Inscription.

Stage Station
140 rods west

 
Erected by National Youth Administration.
 
Location. 39° 57.158′ N, 96° 36.063′ W. Marker is near Oketo, Kansas, in Marshall County. Marker is on 12th Road 0.4 miles south of Cherokee Road (Kansas Route 233), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 441 12th Road, Oketo KS 66518, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oketo School District 20 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Z. H. Moore General Store (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Oto and Missouri Agency (approx. 6.5 miles away in Nebraska); Civil War Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); S. M. N. & R. American Legion Post 163 Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.7 miles away); Marysville (approx. 7.7 miles away); Marshall County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); Marysville, Kan. (approx. 8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oketo.
 
Also see . . .  Riding the Overland Stage, 1861. (Submitted on October 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Oketo Cut-Off of Overland Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
2. Oketo Cut-Off of Overland Trail Marker
"Made by National Youth Administration"
Oketo Cut-Off of Overland Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
3. Oketo Cut-Off of Overland Trail Marker
Looking north along 12th Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 4 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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