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

Clickable Map of Kearny 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> Kearny County, KS (8) Finney County, KS (15) Grant County, KS (7) Hamilton County, KS (2) Haskell County, KS (1) Scott County, KS (12) Stanton County, KS (7) Wichita County, KS (4)  KearnyCounty(8) Kearny County (8)  FinneyCounty(15) Finney County (15)  GrantCounty(7) Grant County (7)  HamiltonCounty(2) Hamilton County (2)  HaskellCounty(1) Haskell County (1)  ScottCounty(12) Scott County (12)  StantonCounty(7) Stanton County (7)  WichitaCounty(4) Wichita County (4)
Lakin is the county seat for Kearny County
Adjacent to Kearny County, Kansas
      Finney County (15)  
      Grant County (7)  
      Hamilton County (2)  
      Haskell County (1)  
      Scott County (12)  
      Stanton County (7)  
      Wichita County (4)  
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1 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
2 Kansas, Kearny County, Lakin — 78 — Santa Fe Trail1822 - 1872
[Title is text]Map (db m65744) HM
3 Kansas, Kearny County, Lakin — 79 — Santa Fe Trail1822 - 1872
[Title is text]Map (db m65749) HM
4 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
5 Kansas, Kearny County, Lakin — Site of O'Loughlin's Trading Post
Established February 1873 First Permanent Habitation in Kearny CountyMap (db m65750) HM
6 Kansas, Kearny County, Lakin — The White House
Built and owned by Alonzo B. Boylan 1876 - 1890Map (db m65751) HM
7 Kansas, Kearny County, Lakin — Veterans Memorial
To our veterans who served for our safety and freedomMap (db m65752) WM
8 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 FamilyMap (db m65753) WM
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Jun. 10, 2023