“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Jewell County, Kansas

Clickable Map of Jewell County, Kansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Jewell County, KS (3) Cloud County, KS (54) Mitchell County, KS (10) Osborne County, KS (18) Republic County, KS (7) Smith County, KS (7) Nuckolls County, NE (2) Webster County, NE (8)  JewellCounty(3) Jewell County (3)  CloudCounty(54) Cloud County (54)  MitchellCounty(10) Mitchell County (10)  OsborneCounty(18) Osborne County (18)  RepublicCounty(7) Republic County (7)  SmithCounty(7) Smith County (7)  NuckollsCountyNebraska(2) Nuckolls County (2)  WebsterCounty(8) Webster County (8)
Mankato is the county seat for Jewell County
Adjacent to Jewell County, Kansas
      Cloud County (54)  
      Mitchell County (10)  
      Osborne County (18)  
      Republic County (7)  
      Smith County (7)  
      Nuckolls County, Nebraska (2)  
      Webster County, Nebraska (8)  
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1 Kansas, Jewell County, Jewell — Buffalo Township in the Buffalo Valley1870-2020
"In 1869, W. M. "Billy" Street came here to locate, he climbed Scarbrough hill west of the present site of Jewell City and took a view of the country. As far as the eye could reach, north, west, south, was one mass of moving buffalo. The main herd . . . Map (db m187527) HM
2 Kansas, Jewell County, Jewell — Fort JewellBuilt May 13-14, 1870
Twenty-eight settlers, organized as the Buffalo Militia, built Fort Jewell following the killing of three white men at the milldam on the Solomon River. Sod was used for fort walls, which were four feet thick, seven feet high, enclosing a space . . . Map (db m176765) HM
3 Kansas, Jewell County, Jewell — Jewell County's First Bank1880
Jewell County’s first bank was erected on this site, the first building on the south side of the park, by John Calvin Postlethwaite (1848-1910) whose name is honored by Calvin Township. ☆ In grateful remembrance this plaque is provided by his . . . Map (db m187496) HM
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Dec. 2, 2023