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Near Council Grove in Morris County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Santa Fe Trail

1822 - 1872

 
 
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2011
1. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Inscription.  

Marked by the
Daughters of the
American Revolution
and the
State of Kansas
1906
——————
Trail Crossing
Kansas Society
Council Oak Chapter
DAR - 1999

 
Erected 1906 by Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Kansas.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationIndustry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Santa Fe Trail series lists.
 
Location. 38° 39.172′ N, 96° 34.612′ W. Marker is near Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on U.S. 56 0.3 miles east of 1300th Road, on the right when traveling west. Monument is about four miles west of Council Grove. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Council Grove KS 66846, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail Ruts (approx. 1.1 miles away); Greenwood Cemetery Wall
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2011
2. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Looking west
(approx. 4.1 miles away); Father Juan Padilla Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Field School (approx. 4.2 miles away); Atkinson Log House (approx. 4.2 miles away); Maple Camp (approx. 4.2 miles away); Baker's Food Market (approx. 4.2 miles away); Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on July 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on July 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Kansas Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. (Submitted on July 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2011
3. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Looking northeast
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Sep. 28, 2020