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

Old Bell

1863

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Old Bell Marker
Inscription.

Used to warn the settlers of Indian raids
 
Erected by Council Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
 
Location. 38° 39.698′ N, 96° 29.634′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on North Belfry Street near Columbia Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Council Grove KS 66846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hermit's Cave (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Hermit's Cave (about 300 feet away); Last Chance Store (about 700 feet away); First Santa Fe Pack Train (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Last Chance Store (about 700 feet away); The Cottage House Hotel and Motel (about 800 feet away); Farmers & Drovers Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Council Grove National Bank Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Council Grove Historic Tour. (Submitted on July 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on July 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on July 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Old Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Old Bell Marker

 
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Old Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
3. Old Bell and Marker
Old Bell and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
4. Old Bell and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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