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Lakin in Kearny County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Site of O'Loughlin's Trading Post

 
 
Site of O'Loughlin's Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2012
1. Site of O'Loughlin's Trading Post Marker
Inscription.

Established February 1873
First Permanent Habitation
in Kearny County

 
Location. 37° 56.33′ N, 101° 15.403′ W. Marker is in Lakin, Kansas, in Kearny County. Marker is on Buffalo Street south of Waterman Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Kearny County Historical Society. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 South Buffalo Street, Lakin KS 67860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The White House (a few steps from this marker); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Santa Fe Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Chouteau's Island (approx. 1.5 miles away); Santa Fe Trail Ruts (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Kearny County, Kansas History. (Submitted on June 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Kearny County Historical Society (KS). (Submitted on June 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Lakin, Kansas. (Submitted on June 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Site of O'Loughlin's Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2012
2. Site of O'Loughlin's Trading Post Marker

 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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