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Hays in Ellis County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Monarch of the Plains

 
 
Monarch of the Plains Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
1. Monarch of the Plains Marker
Inscription.

Herds of 60 million buffalo once roamed the prairie until reduced to 300 and near extinction. They were the basis of Indian economy; food for the emigrant, railroad worker and soldier.
 
Location. 38° 51.802′ N, 99° 20.581′ W. Marker is in Hays, Kansas, in Ellis County. Marker is on Bypass U.S. 183, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is on the grounds of Fort Hays State Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Hays KS 67601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Time Capsule (a few steps from this marker); Commissary Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Hays (within shouting distance of this marker); Parade Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers' Row (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Enlisted Barracks (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Hays (about 300 feet away); Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road Trailhead (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hays.
 
Also see . . .
1. Basic Facts About Bison. (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. American Bison. (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Monarch of the Plains image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
2. Monarch of the Plains

3. American Bison Facts. (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Monarch of the Plains image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
3. Monarch of the Plains
Fort Hays Officers' Row in distance
Monarch of the Plains Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
4. Monarch of the Plains Relief
Monarch of the Plains Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
5. Monarch of the Plains Relief
Monarch of the Plains Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
6. Monarch of the Plains Relief
Monarch of the Plains Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
7. Monarch of the Plains Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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