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Galena in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Galena Chamber of Commerce

Route 66 Roadside Attraction

 
 
Galena Chamber of Commerce Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 24, 2011
1. Galena Chamber of Commerce Marker
Inscription.

In 2001, members of the community joined with the Galena Chamber of Commerce to donate a block of the downown Route 66 main street to construct a park for everyone to enjoy.


Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth seeing.


Route 66 Howard "Pappy" Litch Park
The Oldest Mining Town in Southeast Kansas
City of Galena, Established in 1877

 
Erected by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark Program.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
 
Location. 37° 4.554′ N, 94° 38.362′ W. Marker is in Galena, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Main Street (Historic US Route 66) near 5th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in Litch Park. Marker is in this post office area: Galena KS 66739, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Galena, Kansas (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Kansas Ozarks (approx. 2.3 miles away); Land's Legacy (approx.
Litch Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 24, 2011
2. Litch Park Sign
4.3 miles away); Bridging the American Divide (approx. 4.3 miles away); Boom Towns (approx. 4.3 miles away); Cosmopolitan Corner (approx. 4.3 miles away); Crossroads of Kansas (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galena.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Route 66 in Galena, Kansas. (Submitted on June 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Route 66 Caravan. (Submitted on June 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Hampton Landmarks. (Submitted on June 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Galena Chamber Marker at Litch Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 24, 2011
3. Galena Chamber Marker at Litch Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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