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

Maple Camp Tourist Cabin

1929

 
 
Maple Camp Tourist Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Maple Camp Tourist Cabin Marker
Inscription.
This is the site of the first tourist cabin built in Maple Camp. It was a wood-frame, stucco duplex, and was later converted into a single-family dwelling. It was razed in 1986. The cabins of Maple Camp became the first homes of many young married couples.
 
Erected by Council Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
 
Location. 38° 39.502′ N, 96° 29.922′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on Adams Street near Main Street (U.S. 56), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Terwilliger House, 803 West Main Street. 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 Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House (a few steps from this marker); Baker's Food Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Field School
Maple Camp Tourist Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Maple Camp Tourist Cabin Marker
The stone Terwilliger House is in background
(within shouting distance of this marker); Atkinson Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); Council Oak Acorn (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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