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Chouteau's Island Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2012
Chouteau's Island Marker
Kansas (Kearny County), Lakin — 82 — Chouteau's Island
In the spring of 1816 Auguste P. Chouteau's hunting party traveling east with a winter's catch of furs was attacked near the Arkansas river by 200 Pawnees. Retreating to what was once an island five miles southwest of this marker the hunters . . . — Map (db m65747) HM
Kansas (Kearny County), Lakin — 78 — Santa Fe Trail1822 - 1872
[Title is text] — Map (db m65744) HM
Kansas (Kearny County), Lakin — 79 — Santa Fe Trail1822 - 1872
[Title is text] — Map (db m65749) HM
Kansas (Kearny County), Lakin — 72 — Santa Fe Trail Ruts1821 - 1872
Looking east, up and over the bank of the ditch, one can see the wagon ruts of the Santa Fe Trail. You will notice a difference in the color and texture of the grass in the ruts. This is characteristic of the ruts along the trail. Between Pawnee . . . — Map (db m65755) HM
Kansas (Kearny County), Lakin — Site of O'Loughlin's Trading Post
Established February 1873 First Permanent Habitation in Kearny County — Map (db m65750) HM
Kansas (Kearny County), Lakin — The White House
Built and owned by Alonzo B. Boylan 1876 - 1890 — Map (db m65751) HM
Kansas (Kearny County), Lakin — Veterans Memorial
To our veterans who served for our safety and freedom [Armed Services Honor Rolls] — Map (db m65752) WM
Kansas (Kearny County), Lakin — Veterans Memorial
In memory of Ex-Service Men of Kearny County Presented to the City of Lakin in memory of the Wm. Streain Family — Map (db m65753) WM

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