St. Marys in Pottawatomie County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The mission was an important stopping point on the Oregon trail. Here also was the U.S. Pottawatomie agency. This building still stands 600 feet northwest of this marker.
Erected by Kansas Historical Society and State Highway Commission. (Marker Number 18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas Historical Society, the Oregon Trail, and the Potawatomi Trail of Death marker series.
Location. 39° 11.4′ N, 96° 3.617′ W. Marker is in St. Marys, Kansas, in Pottawatomie County. Marker is at the intersection of East Bertrand Street Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 East Bertrand Street, Saint Marys KS 66536, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Oregon Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indian Pay Station Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Marys Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Potawatomi Pay Station & St. Marys Mission (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old Fire and Curfew Bell (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Vieux Crossing (approx. 7.9 miles away); Bluestem in the Flint Hills / Beecher Bibles (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Marys.
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