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Near Marmaton in Bourbon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Site of Marmaton Massacre

Oct. 22, 1864

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 8, 2012
1. Site of Marmaton Massacre Marker
Inscription.  

[Title is text]

 
Erected 1917 by Molly Foster Berry Chapter, No. 1001, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisastersSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 37° 49.222′ N, 94° 49.945′ W. Marker is near Marmaton, Kansas, in Bourbon County. Marker is on Kansas Road west of 155th Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in Marmaton Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Scott KS 66701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sister Teresa Dolan (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Little White House (approx. 6.2 miles away); Gordon Parks Homecoming (approx. 6˝ miles away); Mercy Hospital Cross (approx. 6.9 miles away); In Honored Memory
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 8, 2012
2. Site of Marmaton Massacre Marker
(approx. 6.9 miles away); Normal Victory Bell (approx. 6.9 miles away); Fort Scott Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Fort Scott Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Bourbon County KS in the Civil War. (Submitted on December 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Marmaton in Cutler's History of Kansas (1883). (Submitted on December 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 8, 2012
3. Site of Marmaton Massacre Marker
At left of photo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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