Baxter Springs in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
We thank you for your sacrifices
This M-60 forty five ton Army tank was donated by the Kansas Army National Guard to the citizens of Baxter Springs through the efforts of Lt Col Joe Broyle
Wayne Cook and the City of Baxter Springs
Erected by Baxter Vault.
Location. 37° 1.706′ N, 94° 44.011′ W. Marker is in Baxter Springs, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker is on East Avenue south of 7th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker and tank are on the grounds of the Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 740 East Avenue, Baxter Springs KS 66713, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Dog Trail (a few steps from this marker); Last Pratt Pony Truss Bridge in Cherokee County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Big Spring (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Log Cabin (about 300 feet away); The Zellekin Brewery The Hanging Tree (about 300 feet away); 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry at Fort Blair (about 400 feet away); Fort Blair (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baxter Springs.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.