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Council Grove in Morris County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Santa Fe Trail / Council Grove

1822 - 1872

 
 
Santa Fe Trail / Council Grove Marker (east face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Santa Fe Trail / Council Grove Marker (east face)
Inscription.
Santa Fe Trail
Marked by the
Daughters of the
American Revolution
and the State of Kansas

Council Grove
On this spot August 10, 1825
the treaty was made with the
Osage Indians
for the right of way of the
Santa Fe Trail

 
Erected 1906 by Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Kansas.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.705′ N, 96° 29.056′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 56) near 2nd Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 East Main Street, Council Grove KS 66846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Council Oak (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Council Oak (a few steps from this marker); Council Grove (a few steps from this marker); Company "C" 137th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Bur Oak
Santa Fe Trail / Council Grove Marker (west face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Santa Fe Trail / Council Grove Marker (west face)
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bur Oak (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Post Office Oak (about 600 feet away); Brewery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. D.A.R. Santa Fe Trail Markers in Kansas. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Osage Nation. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Santa Fe Trail / Council Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
3. Santa Fe Trail / Council Grove Marker
Council Oak remnant under pavilion in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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