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Baxter Springs in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Camp Logan

Civil War Tour

 
 
Camp Logan Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 12, 2012
1. Camp Logan Marker
Inscription.

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

Camp Logan Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 12, 2012
2. Camp Logan Marker
The marker has since been moved across the street toward the right of photo
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Indiana House (approx. one mile away); Crowell Bank (approx. one mile away); Café on the Route (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Baxter Springs.
 
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.
Some of the facts deal with the G.A.R. reunions
(Submitted on January 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. EntertainmentFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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