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Caldwell in Sumner County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Chisholm Trail

 
 
Chisholm Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2016
1. Chisholm Trail Marker
Inscription.
This marks the Chisholm Trail, established in 1865 by
Jesse Chisholm
Hundreds of thousands of tons of freight and
over 3,000,000 head of stock passed over this
route in the years of its use.

 
Erected 1947 by Calvin P. Titus Auxiliary No. 33 Under the Auspices of Calvin P. Titus Camp No. 5 United Spanish War Veterans.
 
Location. 37° 1.872′ N, 97° 36.403′ W. Marker is in Caldwell, Kansas, in Sumner County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 81) and East 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Located within a small city park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 South Main Street, Caldwell KS 67022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caldwell "The Border Queen" / On This Site (here, next to this marker); Chisholm (a few steps from this marker); The Stock Exchange Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Native Stone Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Railroad Influence (within
Chisholm Trail Marker and Chisholm Trail Pole image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2016
2. Chisholm Trail Marker and Chisholm Trail Pole
shouting distance of this marker); The Leland Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Legend of Mount Lookout / Gunfire Kills Lawman (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grand Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caldwell.
 
More about this marker. Monument made by the Quiring Monument Co. Wichita
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Jesse Chisholm. (Submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Chisholm Trail. (Submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Chisholm Trail Marker, Trail Pole, & and Monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2016
3. Chisholm Trail Marker, Trail Pole, & and Monument.
Chisholm Trail Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2016
4. Chisholm Trail Monument
Jesse Chisholm image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
5. Jesse Chisholm
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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