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

Bird Woman's Trail

In Honor of Sacagawea "Interpreter"

 
 
Bird Woman's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., October 4, 2019
1. Bird Woman's Trail Marker
Inscription.  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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWomen. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1805.
 
Location. 39° 6.968′ N, 94° 36.695′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Kansas, in Wyandotte County. Marker can be reached from Fairfax Trafficway, 0.3 miles north of Interstate 70, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Lewis and Clark Historic Park at Kaw Point. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Fairfax Trafficway, Kansas City KS 66115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
Bird Woman's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., October 4, 2019
2. Bird Woman's Trail Marker
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(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 . . .  Sacagawea. (Submitted on March 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Bird Woman's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 30, 2011
3. Bird Woman's Trail Marker
Previous version of marker
Bird Woman's Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 30, 2011
4. Bird Woman's Trail Marker
Previous version of plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri.   3, 4. submitted on March 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 28, 2022