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Near Baldwin City in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Black Jack Cabin

 
 
Black Jack Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2013
1. Black Jack Cabin Marker
Inscription.  This replica of a 19th century log cabin was constructed in the fall of 1969 and dedicated in January of 1971. The cabin was constructed for the benefit of the Santa Fe Trail Historical Society for meetings and to display historical artifacts. Construction was funded by the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. The logs were provided by Wilson Counts and sawed by Will Hey Sr.; the project was directed by Harvey Booth and Dayton Van Tries.
 
Erected by Santa Fe Trail Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1971.
 
Location. 38° 46.045′ N, 95° 7.711′ W. Marker is near Baldwin City, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on N 200 Road (U.S. 56) east of E 2000 Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker and cabin are at Black Jack Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baldwin City KS 66006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Black Jack (a few steps from this marker); Black Jack Park (a few steps from this
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marker); Ivan L. Boyd Memorial Prairie Preserve (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Black Jack (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Black Jack (approx. ¼ mile away); Baldwin (approx. 2 miles away); Palmyra Well (approx. 3.1 miles away); Baker University (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwin City.
 
Black Jack Cabin and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2013
2. Black Jack Cabin and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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