Frankfort in Marshall County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Pikes Peak Trail 1842
1827 - 1870
Erected 1932 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Location. 39° 42.144′ N, 96° 25.293′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kansas, in Marshall County. Marker is on 2nd Street (Kansas Route 9) west of Elm Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Monument is in the City Park. Marker is in this post office area: Frankfort KS 66427, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memory of Battleship Maine (here, next to this marker); Frankfort's First School House (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Frankfort Grade School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Father William L. Nelligan (approx. 10.9 miles away); Marysville (approx. 14.4 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 14.6 miles away); David Smith's Pony Express and Stage Station Overland Trail (approx. 16.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Frankfort.
Also see . . .
1. Pikes Peak, Pony Express, and Overland Trail. (Submitted on November 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. The Pike's Peak Gold Rush and the Smoky Hill Route, 1859-1860 (Submitted on November 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.