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

Chetopa

 
 
Chetopa Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2011
1. Chetopa Marker
Inscription.  

Founded
18th April 1857
by
Dr. George Lisle

 
Erected by City of Chetopa.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is April 18, 1857.
 
Location. 37° 2.207′ N, 95° 5.254′ W. Marker is in Chetopa, Kansas, in Labette County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Street (U.S. 59/166) and 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Maple Street. Marker is on the City Office Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 322 Maple Street, Chetopa KS 67336, 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. Veterans Memorial Auditorium — Gymnasium (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parish of Sacred Heart - Chetopa (approx. half a mile away); KATY Caboose Number 109 (approx. 9 miles away); John A. Mathews Park (approx. 9 miles away); The Little Town Well (approx. 9 miles away); Osage Indian Village (approx. 9.1 miles away); Sulky Plow (approx. 9.2 miles away); Riverside Park (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetopa.
 
Also see . . .
Chetopa Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2011
2. Chetopa Marker
On Chetopa City Office Building. Looking southeast
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this page online

1. City of Chetopa, Kansas. City website homepage (Submitted on November 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Labette County, Kansas. Kansapedia website entry (Submitted on November 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Chetopa, Kansas, in Cutler's History of the State of Kansas (1883). Kansas Collection Books website entry (Submitted on November 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Dec. 6, 2022