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

Pikes Peak Trail 1842

1827 - 1870

 
 
Pikes Peak Trail 1842 Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 1, 2014
1. Pikes Peak Trail 1842 Monument
Inscription.

[Covered Wagon Medallion]

 
Erected 1932 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 39° 42.144′ N, 96° 25.293′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kansas, in Marshall County. Marker is on 2nd Street (State Highway 9) west of Elm Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is in the City Park. Marker is in this post office area: Frankfort KS 66427, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memory of Battleship Maine (here, next to this marker); Frankfort's First School House (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Frankfort Grade School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Father William L. Nelligan (approx. 10.9 miles away); Marysville (approx. 14.4 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 14.6 miles away); David Smith's Pony Express and Stage Station Overland Trail (approx. 16.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pikes Peak, Pony Express, and Overland Trail. (Submitted on November 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Pike's Peak Gold Rush and the Smoky Hill Route, 1859-1860
Pikes Peak Trail 1842 Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 1, 2014
2. Pikes Peak Trail 1842 Monument
. (Submitted on November 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Pikes Peak Trail 1842 Medallion image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 1, 2014
3. Pikes Peak Trail 1842 Medallion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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