Abilene in Dickinson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Texas Cattle Trail
This Boulder marks the northern terminus of the Texas Cattle Trail over which in 1867-1871 journeyed herds numbering more than three million head and it is dedicated to the Pioneers of Abilene in recognition of their achievements.
Erected 1925 by Abilene Chapter, D.A.R.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 38° 55.032′ N, 97° 12.826′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Kansas, in Dickinson County. Marker is at the intersection of Buckeye Avenue (State Highway 15) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Buckeye Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 North Buckeye Avenue, Abilene KS 67410, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 301-309 North Buckeye Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Dwight David Eisenhower (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Chisholm Trail (about 400 feet away); Union Pacific Depot (about 500 feet away); United Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Hotel Sunflower (approx. 0.2 miles away); D. G. Smith Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Also see . . .
1. Cattle Trailing. (Submitted on November 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Kansas Cattle Towns: Abilene. (Submitted on November 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.