Overland Park in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Santa Fe and Oregon Trails
Erected by Blue Valley Optimists, Blue Valley Community Council & Blue Vally Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail, and the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 51.257′ N, 94° 41.316′ W. Marker is in Overland Park, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is on 151st Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is west of the Blue Valley Baptist Church Parking lot very near a stand of trees. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8925 W 151st St, Overland Park KS 66221, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stanley Rural High School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 5.7 miles away in Missouri); New Santa Fe New Santa Fe / Trail Remnants (approx. 5.8 miles away in Missouri); Quantrill's Raids and the Military Road (approx. 6.2 miles away); Check that Cornfield (approx. 6.6 miles away); Westward Ho! (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Overland Park.
More about this marker. 151st Street is a divided street with a median and one must be travelling east to be able to enter the parking lot.
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service – The Sante Fe National Historic Trail. Take a journey between western Missouri and Santa Fe on the Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on June 26, 2009.)
2. Legends of America. History, Information, Maps, etc., of the Sante Fe Trail. (Submitted on June 26, 2009.)
3. Map of the Oregon Trail. (Submitted on June 26, 2009.)
4. Mileposts Along the Oregon Trail. (Submitted on June 26, 2009.)
Additional keywords. Santa Fe Trail Oregon Trail
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 3,132 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.