St. Marys in Pottawatomie County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Site of the Oregon Trail
1830 - 1876
Erected 1940 by The Department of Kansas, United Spanish War Veterans and Auxiliary United Spanish War Veterans.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail series list.
Location. 39° 11.45′ N, 96° 3.683′ W. Marker is in St. Marys, Kansas, in Pottawatomie County. Marker is on East Bertrand Street (U.S. 24) west of Grand Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys KS 66536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Marys (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Military Road (about 400 feet away); Indian Pay Station Museum (about 500 feet away); St. Marys Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Potawatomi Pay Station & St. Marys MissionOld Fire and Curfew Bell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Vieux Crossing (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Marys.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.