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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers

 
 
Confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
1. Confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers Marker
Inscription.

This marker locates the original confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers. On August 15, 1865, near this point Jesse Chisholm met with the Plains Indian chiefs and headmen to agree on a treaty signing which occurred the following October, 6½ miles due north from this site.
 
Erected 1982 by Jane Peebles Sexton Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 37° 41.684′ N, 97° 21.281′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is at the intersection of Stackman Drive and Sim Park Drive, on the right when traveling north on Stackman Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1854 Treaty Oration Excerpt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dream Animals (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tipis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ceremonial Pipes (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ceremony (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chiefs (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warriors (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eagles (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jesse Chisholm. (Submitted on October 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Chisholm Trail
Confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
2. Confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers Marker
Looking southeast along Arkansas River
. (Submitted on October 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Chisholm Trail Heritage Center. (Submitted on October 27, 2012, 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 October 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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