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

Last Pratt Pony Truss Bridge in Cherokee County

 
 
Last Pratt Pony Truss Bridge in Cherokee County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 12, 2012
1. Last Pratt Pony Truss Bridge in Cherokee County Marker
Inscription.

This small bridge is the last of its kind in Cherokee County. Given to the historical society by the county commissioners, it was moved to this site in 1994 from the northwest corner of the county.
 
Location. 37° 1.716′ N, 94° 43.988′ W. Marker is in Baxter Springs, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street and East Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 7th Street. Click for map. Bridge is on the grounds of the Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 740 East Avenue, Baxter Springs KS 66713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Dog Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Log Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Zellekin Brewery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Big Spring (about 400 feet away); The Hanging Tree (about 400 feet away); Fort Blair (about 400 feet away); 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry at Fort Blair (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Baxter Springs.
 
Also see . . .  Last Pratt Pony Truss Bridge in Cherokee County. (Submitted on January 17, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)

Last Pratt Pony Truss Bridge in Cherokee County and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 12, 2012
2. Last Pratt Pony Truss Bridge in Cherokee County and Marker

 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Last Pratt Pony Truss Bridge in Cherokee County image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 12, 2012
3. Last Pratt Pony Truss Bridge in Cherokee County
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 205 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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