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Augusta in Butler County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

C.N. James Trading Post

Built in 1868

 

—Oldest House in Augusta —

 
C.N. James Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2014
1. C.N. James Trading Post Marker
Inscription.

This log cabin housed the store of C.N. James, Post Office, Masonic Lodge, Baptist and Methodist Services and Public School taught by L.N. Blood.

Restored 1941-1967-1993
by Augusta Historical Society

 
Erected by Augusta Historical Society.
 
Location. 37° 40.433′ N, 96° 58.751′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Kansas, in Butler County. Marker is on State Street south of 4th Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 State Street, Augusta KS 67010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Towanda (approx. 6.4 miles away); 1991 Tornado Victims (approx. 8.6 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 12.1 miles away); Celebration of Freedom Memorial (approx. 12.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial Flagpole (approx. 12.1 miles away); Signers of the Declaration of Independence (approx. 12.1 miles away); William Allen White (approx. 12.2 miles away); Grandma Anderson's House (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The History of Augusta, Kansas. (Submitted on November 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
C.N. James Trading Post and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2014
2. C.N. James Trading Post and Marker

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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