Bradshaw Park honors the memory of the pioneer Bradshaw family headed by Charles A. and Sarah Bradshaw.
On May 25, 1869 they gave land to the Missouri River, Fort Scott, and Gulf Railroad for the establishment and maintenance of a railroad station. That land and the station, helped insure the success of Lenexa.
Location. 38° 57.723′ N, 94° 44.299′ W. Marker is in Lenexa, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is on Santa Fe Trail Drive west of Noland Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lenexa KS 66215, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Fe Trail (here, next to this marker); The Pioneer Spirit (approx. 3.5 miles away); Wilson-Weldon Buildings (approx. 3.8 miles away); A. M. Wood Buildings (approx. 3.8 miles away); Conser Store & Hall (approx. 3.9 miles away); William B. Strang, Jr. (approx. 3.9 miles away); Voights Building (approx. 3.9 miles away); Conser Garage & Bus Station (approx. 3.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Kansas City, Fort Scott & Gulf Railroad: A Brief History. (Submitted on May 9, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. History of Lenexa, Kansas.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 39 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.