Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Citizens Memorial Monument
the one hundred and fifty citizens
who defenseless fell
victims to the inhuman ferocity of border
guerrillas led by the infamous Quantrell
in his raid upon Lawrence.
August 21st, 1863.
Erected May 30, 1895
City Clerks office and in the
records of the State Historical Society in Topeka.
Erected 1895 by Lawrence Monument Association.
Location. 38° 57.479′ N, 95° 12.721′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Oak Hill Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Oak Hill Avenue. Touch for map. This memorial is at the bottom of the hill of section 2 across the street from the Senator James Lane Headstone. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1605 Oak HIll Avenue, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American War Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arthur C. "Dutch" Lonborg Larry Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. F. C. "Phog" Allen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adolph Frederick Rupp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dean Smith (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. James Naismith (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
Also see . . .
1. A Most Unusual Gathering. This is a website from the Kansas State Historical Society on a Victim's reunion in 1913. Information on the Memorial is on page 5. (Submitted on June 19, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
2. Oak Hill Cemetery. Official City link to the Cemetery with information regarding the memorial. (Submitted on June 20, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
3. Lawrence Massacre. This is the Wikipedia document on the Lawrence Massacre. (Submitted on June 20, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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