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Near Axtell in Marshall County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

David Smith's Pony Express and Stage Station Overland Trail

1861

 
 
David Smith's Pony Express and Stage Station Overland Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
1. David Smith's Pony Express and Stage Station Overland Trail Marker
Inscription.

80 rods S.W.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 53.948′ N, 96° 15.511′ W. Marker is near Axtell, Kansas, in Marshall County. Marker is on 30th Road south of Granite Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is about two miles north of Axtell. Marker is in this post office area: Axtell KS 66403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); St. Bridgets Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Liberty School Bell (approx. 8.5 miles away); The Grotto at St. Mary's Church (approx. 8.6 miles away); Saddle Up at Guittard (approx. 9 miles away); Father William L. Nelligan (approx. 9.1 miles away); a different marker also named World War Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Pony Express National Historic Trail. (Submitted on October 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Overland Trail at Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of the Pony Express
David Smith's Pony Express and Stage Station Overland Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
2. David Smith's Pony Express and Stage Station Overland Trail Marker
. (Submitted on October 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Riding the Overland Stage, 1861. (Submitted on October 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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David Smith's Pony Express and Stage Station Overland Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
3. David Smith's Pony Express and Stage Station Overland Trail Marker
Looking south along 30th Road toward Axtell (on the horizon)
Pony Express XP Laramie Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2014
4. Pony Express XP Laramie Creek Marker
Next to the Smith marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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