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Baldwin City in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Palmyra

 
 
Palmyra Marker image. Click for full size.
By D. Kevin Surbaugh, November 4, 2015
1. Palmyra Marker
Inscription.
First important repair stop
on the Santa Fe Trail
Blacksmith~~General Store~~Hotel
Well~~Saw Mill~~Post Office
Lawyer
Settled 1856 Surveyed 1857

The Palmyra Association Donated
the Land for Baker University
and City of Baldwin

Stone Base
Santa Fe Trail 1822-1872 Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Kansas 1906
 
Erected by Santa Fe Historical Society of Douglas County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 47.167′ N, 95° 10.924′ W. Marker is in Baldwin City, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Eisenhower Street. Touch for map. Outside the Baldwin City High School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 Eisenhower St., Baldwin City KS 66006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Palmyra Well (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trail Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Baker University (approx. 0.6 miles away); Baldwin (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ivan L. Boyd Memorial Prairie Preserve (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Battle of Black Jack (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Black Jack (approx. 3.2 miles away); Black Jack Park (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwin City.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers

 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 2, 2015, by D. Kevin Surbaugh of Baldwin City, Kansas. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 2, 2015, by D. Kevin Surbaugh of Baldwin City, Kansas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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