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Oswego in Labette County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Osage Indian Village

Circa 1841

 
 
Osage Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
1. Osage Indian Village Marker
Inscription.  
Depicting when the Osage dwelled east of the bluff near Horseshoe Lake and Chief White Hair was their Chief. John Mathews, a fur trader and blacksmith, lived on the summit, intermingling with the tribe, both cultures benefiting from the relationship.

The mural was painted by signed artists Joan Allen, with Larry Allen and Jerg Frogley, reproduced from "The Village of White Hair" painted by E. Marie Horner and exhibited in the Oswego Historical Museum.
 
Erected by Oswego Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationNative AmericansPeaceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 37° 10.016′ N, 95° 6.502′ W. Marker is in Oswego, Kansas, in Labette County. Marker is on 4th Street near Commercial Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oswego KS 67356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sulky Plow (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); KATY Caboose Number 109
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(about 700 feet away); The Little Town Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); John A. Mathews Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riverside Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Riverside Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Veterans Memorial Auditorium — Gymnasium (approx. 8.9 miles away); Parish of Sacred Heart - Chetopa (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Osage Indians. Legends of America website entry (Submitted on May 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. The Osage Nation. Website homepage (Submitted on May 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Osage Tribe Genealogy. Kansas Genealogy website entry (Submitted on May 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Osage Indian Village Mural and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
2. Osage Indian Village Mural and Marker
Osage Indian Village Mural image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
3. Osage Indian Village Mural
Osage Indian Village Mural Artists image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
4. Osage Indian Village Mural Artists
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,279 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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