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Overland Park in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

"A Day on the Trail"

 
 
"A Day on the Trail" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2016
1. "A Day on the Trail" Marker
Inscription.  

Images Art Gallery has proudly designed and painted this mural depicting "A Day on the Trail." The Santa Fe Trail was a two-way trail of commerce and cultural exchange between the United States and Mexico from 1821 to the 1870's. Oxen or mules pulled the freight wagons over the hundreds of miles between Missouri and Santa Fe with bullwhackers walking alongside.

A special thanks to Charles Goslin for his artistic and historical knowledge.

Dedicated September 28, 2013
 
Erected 2013 by Images Art Gallery and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Santa Fe Trail series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 28, 2013.
 
Location. 38° 59.047′ N, 94° 40.308′ W. Marker is in Overland Park, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is at the intersection of 80th Street and Santa Fe Drive, on the right when traveling west on 80th Street. Touch for map. Marker is

"A Day on the Trail" Marker and Mural image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2016
2. "A Day on the Trail" Marker and Mural
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at or near this postal address: 7947 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park KS 66204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Two Ways West from Westport (here, next to this marker); A Day on the Santa Fe Trail (here, next to this marker); Santa Fe Trail (here, next to this marker); Voights Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Conser Garage & Bus Station (within shouting distance of this marker); William B. Strang, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Overland Park State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Conser Store & Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Overland Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on November 1, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on November 1, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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