Tecumseh in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Capital of Kansas Territory
Erected by the Kansas Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas Historical Society marker series.
Location. 39° 1.18′ N, 95° 30.62′ W. Marker is in Tecumseh, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker can be reached from Touch for map. Located at the westbound Topeka Service Area of the Kansas Turnpike, 10 miles west of Exit 197. This is a toll road. It is furthest west of the picnic area grounds, west of the facilities building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8000 SE I 70, Tecumseh KS 66542, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First United Brethren in Christ Church in Kansas (approx. 1½ miles away); Sheriff Samuel J. Jones (approx. 6½ miles away); Lecompton Constitution Hall (approx. 6½ miles away); Lane University (approx. 6.6 miles away); Coon Point (approx. 6.7 miles away); Lecompton, Capital of Kansas Territory (approx. 6.7 miles away); Charles Curtis (approx. 7.7 miles away); Topeka Tornado Victims (approx. 7.7 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Lecompton Constitution. (Submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Lecompton Constitution. (Submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.