Shawnee in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Quantrill's Raid on Shawneetown
Oct 17, 1862
Historic Marker Commission
Erected 1987 by Shawnee Chamber of Commerce.
Location. 39° 1.385′ N, 94° 42.939′ W. Marker is in Shawnee, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is at the intersection of Johnson Drive and Barton Street, on the right when traveling west on Johnson Drive. Touch for map. This marker is on the northeast corner of Johnson Drive & Barton Street at the Shawnee City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11110 Johnson Drive, Shawnee KS 66203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pleasant View Veterans' Memorial (approx. half a mile away); California Road (approx. ¾ mile away); Fort Leavenworth Military Road (approx. ¾ mile away); The Development of the Kansas City area Frontier Trails Network Wagonmaster's House (approx. ¾ mile away); Gum Springs (approx. ¾ mile away); Westport - Santa Fe Trail - Oregon / California Trail (approx. ¾ mile away); Campbell Home (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shawnee.
Also see . . .
1. Shawnee Visitor's & Convention Bureau. This is the official link to the City of Shawnee Visitor's Bureau (Submitted on July 4, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
2. William Quantrill. Link about the exploits of William Quantrill including the Shawneetown raid in October of 1862. (Submitted on July 4, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 2,157 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.