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Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Kansas River Flood Levels

 
 
Kansas River Flood Level Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. Kansas River Flood Level Markers
Inscription.

Water Line
July 13 '51

Water Line
June 5 '35

 
Location. 39° 0.022′ N, 95° 13.875′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on 1800th Road (U.S. 40) 0.1 miles east of U.S. 59, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: "Teepee Junction", Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lawrence Visitor Information Center (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Douglas County Memorial of Honor (approx. 1.5 miles away); Lawrence (approx. 1.9 miles away); Historic Pinckney Neighborhood (approx. 1.9 miles away); Santa Fe Steam Locomotive 1073 (approx. 2 miles away); John Brown and the Siege of Lawrence, September 14-15, 1856 (approx. 2 miles away); The First Lawrence U.S. Post Office (approx. 2 miles away); Liberty Hall (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
More about this marker. Flood levels are on the former Tee Pee Service Station.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Floods of Kansas. (Submitted on September 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Former Tee Pee Service Station image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Former Tee Pee Service Station
Flood level marks not visible

2. Kansas Emergency Relief Committee on 1935 Flood. (Submitted on September 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Kansas Big Water - The Flood of 1951. (Submitted on September 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Flood of 1951 at Kansapedia. (Submitted on September 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Fifty-foot Tall Concrete Teepee. (Submitted on September 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. At Teepee Junction, landmark and memories refreshed (2008). (Submitted on September 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. DisastersMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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