Near Blue Rapids in Marshall County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Oregon Trail Memorial Garden
Gregory M. Franzwa
1926 - 2009
Friend of Alcove Spring
Founder of the
Oregon-California Trails Association
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
Location. 39° 44.971′ N, 96° 40.737′ W. Marker is near Blue Rapids, Kansas, in Marshall County. Marker is near the information kiosk at the parking area of Alcove Spring Park, off East River Road (unpaved), about five miles north of Blue Rapids. Follow the signs from US Hwy 77. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blue Rapids KS 66411, 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. Alcove Spring Park (here, next to this marker); A Quiet and Restful Place (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 1840s American Dream (about 500 feet away); A Respite In The Wilderness (about 700 feet away); Historical Baseball Game (approx. 4.6 miles away); Blue Rapids Station BellOldest Roundabout in Kansas (approx. 4.7 miles away); Blue Rapids Public Library (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blue Rapids.
Also see . . . Oregon-California Trails Association. (Submitted on November 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on November 24, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Distance photo of marker and surroundings • Can you help?