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Kansas City in Wyandotte County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bird Woman's Trail

 
 
Bird Woman's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 30, 2011
1. Bird Woman's Trail Marker
Inscription.
In honor of Sacagawea, "Interpreter"
She was not at Kaw's Mouth
in June 1804,
but joined the expedition later
in April of 1805 at the Mandan
villages in what is now North Dakota.

 
Erected by Olivia Dawn & Emma Leigh Wallace.
 
Location. 39° 6.968′ N, 94° 36.695′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Kansas, in Wyandotte County. Touch for map. Marker is in Lewis and Clark Historic Park at Kaw Point. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Fairfax Trafficway, Kansas City KS 66115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis and Clark at Kaw Point / Kaw Point (within shouting distance of this marker); "we determin to delay at this Place" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lewis and Clark Expedition (about 300 feet away); Encampment at Kaw's Mouth - June 26-29, 1804 (about 300 feet away); Homeland of the Kanza Indians (about 300 feet away); "the water...contains a half...Glass of ooze" (about 300 feet away); The Cruise-Scroggs Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Commissioner Thomas F. Lally (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
Bird Woman's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 30, 2011
2. Bird Woman's Trail Marker
Looking southwest, with the Kansas River in the background

1. History of Lewis and Clark at Kaw Point. (Submitted on March 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sacagawea. (Submitted on March 30, 2012, 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 March 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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