Tampa in Marion County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Old Santa Fe Trail
Purchased from the Indians Aug. 10, 1825
Surveyed 1827 from
Independence, Mo to Santa Fe, N.M.
Erected 1914 by Old Settlers and Citizens of Marion County.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Santa Fe Trail series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 10, 1998.
Location. 38° 33.082′ N, 97° 9.06′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Kansas, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Limestone Road and 330th Road, on the right when traveling south on Limestone Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa KS 67483, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun (approx. 8.2 miles away); Chaplain (Father) Emil J. Kapaun (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hope City Bell (approx. 10.4 miles away); Wilbert Henry Otte (approx. 10.6 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 12˝ miles away); First Mennonite ChurchThe Crossing of Historic American Trails (approx. 14.4 miles away); Hillsboro Airport (approx. 14˝ miles away).
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