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Holton in Jackson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Fort Jim Lane

 
 
Fort Jim Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
1. Fort Jim Lane Marker
Inscription.

Birth place of the
City of Holton

Fort Jim Lane
Built in 1856
Was located about 200 feet east of
this marker which also commemorates
Centennial of the
Parish of Saint Dominic
1870 - 1970

 
Erected 1970 by Parish of Saint Dominic.
 
Location. 39° 27.883′ N, 95° 43.988′ W. Marker is in Holton, Kansas, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Ohio Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 416 Ohio Avenue, Holton KS 66436, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edward D. Holton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackson County Courthouse Horse Water Trough (about 500 feet away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Company E, 137th Infantry Regt, 35th Infantry Div (approx. 0.3 miles away); Livestock Water Trough (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of the Spurs (approx. 7 miles away); The Wetmore Calaboose (approx. 12.4 miles away); Don Clarence Rising (approx. 12.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holton.
 
Related marker.
Fort Jim Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
2. Fort Jim Lane Marker
At Saint Dominic's Parish
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Parish History, Holton, Kansas. (Submitted on March 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Holton, Kansas. (Submitted on March 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. James Henry Lane. (Submitted on March 23, 2013, 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 March 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 150 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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