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Osawatomie in Miami County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Potawatomi Trail of Death

Indiana to Kansas

 

—September 3, 1838 to November 4, 1838 —

 
The Potawatomi Trail of Death Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2013
1. The Potawatomi Trail of Death Marker
Inscription.

[Map Showing Trail of Death]

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death marker series.
 
Location. 38° 30.06′ N, 94° 57.09′ W. Marker is in Osawatomie, Kansas, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and Lincoln Avenue, on the left when traveling north on 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osawatomie KS 66064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Brown Country (here, next to this marker); Land Office (here, next to this marker); Original Land Office (a few steps from this marker); Old Stone Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old Stone Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pat Devilin and "Jayhawk" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Osawatomie (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Osawatomie.
 
Also see . . .
1. Potawatomi Trail of Death. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Potawatomi Trail of Death. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
The Potawatomi Trail of Death Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2013
2. The Potawatomi Trail of Death Marker
Former Land Office in background

 
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The Potawatomi Trail of Death Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2013
3. The Potawatomi Trail of Death Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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