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Near Canton in McPherson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Santa Fe and Chisholm Trails

 
 
Santa Fe and Chisholm Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
1. Santa Fe and Chisholm Trails Marker
Inscription.  

1822-1872 Santa Fe Trail
1867-1872 Chisholm Trail
[trail maps through local area]

 
Erected 1995 by Cottonwood Crossing Chapter, STFA, and the Marion County Economic Development Council.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Santa Fe Trail series list.
 
Location. 38° 22.627′ N, 97° 22.309′ W. Marker is near Canton, Kansas, in McPherson County. Marker is at the intersection of 30th Avenue / Meridian and 210th Street, on the right when traveling north on 30th Avenue / Meridian. Marker is about 300 feet north of U.S. Highway 56, and about 3 miles east of Canton. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton KS 67428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Last Built Carnegie Library (approx. 3.1 miles away); Frantz L. Groening (approx. 3.8 miles away); Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe and Chisholm Trails Marker Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
2. Santa Fe and Chisholm Trails Marker Sponsors
(approx. 4˝ miles away); Banman Wheat Threshing Stone (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Mennonites in Kansas (approx. 8.3 miles away); Alexanderfeld Village (approx. 8˝ miles away); Hillsboro Airport (approx. 8.7 miles away); A Place of Meditation (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on March 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Wichita Eagle Article on Chisholm Trail. (Submitted on March 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Along the Chisholm Trail. (Submitted on March 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on March 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Santa Fe and Chisholm Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2011
3. Santa Fe and Chisholm Trails Marker
Looking northeast
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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