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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Chisholm Trail

1865-1874

 
 
Chisholm Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 4, 2014
1. Chisholm Trail Marker
Inscription.
Here began the Chisholm Trail. Established in 1865
by
Jesse Chisholm
Hundreds of thousands of tons of freight left Wichita
and over 3000000 head of stock arrived over this route
in the years of its use.

 
Erected 1941 by Citizens of this Community and Sedgwick County Under the auspices of Calvin P Titus Camp No. 5 Auxiliary No. 33 Department of Kansas, United Spanish War Veterans.
 
Location. 37° 41.129′ N, 97° 20.678′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is at the intersection of McLean Boulevard and West Douglas Avenue, on the right when traveling north on McLean Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is on the northeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delano Township (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial Flag Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbus Standard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Flag (approx. 0.3 miles away); Commander In Chief's Personal Flag (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grand Union Flag
Chisholm Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 4, 2014
2. Chisholm Trail Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Thirteen Star Flag (Bennington Flag) (approx. 0.3 miles away); French Tricolor (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wichita.
 
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Chisholm Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 4, 2014
3. Chisholm Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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