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

Hermit's Cave

1863

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Hermit's Cave Marker
Inscription.
Father Francisco, Hermit Priest of the Santa Fe Trail, lived in this cave for 5 months.
 
Erected by Council Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.748′ N, 96° 29.66′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on North Belfrty Street near Hays 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. A different marker also named Hermit's Cave (here, next to this marker); Old Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Last Chance Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Last Chance Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cottage House Hotel and Motel (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Santa Fe Pack Train (approx. 0.2 miles away); Farmers & Drovers Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mormon Battalion at Council Grove, Kansas (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Council Grove Historic Sites. (Submitted on July 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Hermit's Cave Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Hermit's Cave Markers

2. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (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.)
 
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Hermit's Cave image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
3. Hermit's Cave
Hermit's Cave image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
4. Hermit's Cave
Steps leading to Belfry Street
 
 
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 472 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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