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

Maple Camp

1927

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Maple Camp Marker
Inscription.
The stone house was partially converted to a gas station in 1927 and the grounds were used for tourist camp sites. In 1929 and 1930 tourist cabins were erected. The property was shaded by large maple trees. Thus, this area acquired the name Maple Camp.
 
Erected by Council Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
 
Location. 38° 39.509′ N, 96° 29.942′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 56) near Adams Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is just west of the Terwilliger House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 West 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. Baker's Food Market (here, next to this marker); Atkinson Log House (a few steps from this marker); Terwilliger Home / Trail Days House (a few steps from this marker); Field School (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Camp W.W. II Cabin (within shouting distance
Maple Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Maple Camp Marker
of this marker); a different marker also named Maple Camp Tourist Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Council Oak Acorn (about 500 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 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on August 2, 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 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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