Civil War Tour
Camp Logan was a 100 acre site of annual G.A.R. reunions attended by veterans of the Civil War between 1883-1914. An amphitheater holding 2000 people was located directly ahead. The surrounding hills were campsites for thousands of veterans and their families who attended the week long event.
Erected by City of Baxter Springs. (Marker Number 12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas, Baxter Springs Civil War Tour marker series.
Location. 37° 0.741′ N, 94° 43.594′ W. Marker is in Baxter Springs, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of Oak Crest and Fairview Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Oak Crest. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baxter Springs KS 66713, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Legion Post 206 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Quantrill's Raiders Ford Spring River (approx. 0.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Quantrill's Raiders Prepare to Attack Fort Blair (approx. 0.9 miles away); Quantrill's Raiders Kill Johnny Fry
More about this marker. Since the photo was taken in 2012, the marker has been moved from the median to the south side of Oak Crest.
Also see . . . 20 facts about Baxter Springs.
Categories. • Entertainment • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.