Caldwell in Sumner County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Hundreds of thousands of tons of freight and
over 3,000,000 head of stock passed over this
route in the years of its use.
Erected 1947 by Calvin P. Titus Auxiliary No. 33 Under the Auspices of Calvin P. Titus Camp No. 5 United Spanish War Veterans.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Animals • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 37° 1.872′ N, 97° 36.403′ W. Marker is in Caldwell, Kansas, in Sumner County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 81) and East 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Located within a small city park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 South Main Street, Caldwell KS 67022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caldwell "The Border Queen" / On This Site (here, next to this marker); Chisholm (a few steps from this marker); The Stock Exchange BankNative Stone Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Railroad Influence (within shouting distance of this marker); The Leland Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Legend of Mount Lookout / Gunfire Kills Lawman (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grand Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caldwell.
More about this marker. Monument made by the Quiring Monument Co. Wichita
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Jesse Chisholm. (Submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Chisholm Trail. (Submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.