“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 Cawker City, Kansas

Clickable Map of Mitchell 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> Mitchell County, KS (10) Cloud County, KS (54) Jewell County, KS (3) Lincoln County, KS (1) Osborne County, KS (18) Ottawa County, KS (6)  MitchellCounty(10) Mitchell County (10)  CloudCounty(54) Cloud County (54)  JewellCounty(3) Jewell County (3)  LincolnCounty(1) Lincoln County (1)  OsborneCounty(18) Osborne County (18)  OttawaCounty(6) Ottawa County (6)
Beloit is the county seat for Mitchell County
Cawker City is in Mitchell County
      Mitchell County (10)  
      Cloud County (54)  
      Jewell County (3)  
      Lincoln County (1)  
      Osborne County (18)  
      Ottawa County (6)  
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1 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — Cawker CityEstablished 1870
History Cawker City was founded in 1870 by four men, who played a poker game to see who the town would be named after. The winner, Colonel E. H. Cawker, built the first house in town. The town was incorporated on March 20, 1874, and grew . . . Map (db m123737) HM
2 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — Homestead of J. Gledhill1871 - 1920
Twelve Mile Post Office 1874 - 1894 Cawker City Smith Center Trail 1871Map (db m46690) HM
3 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — 36 — Waconda (Great Spirit Spring) Reported missing
Many moons ago, so runs an Indian legend, Waconda, a beautiful Princess, fell in love with a brave of another tribe. Prevented from marriage by a blood feud, this warrior embroiled the tribes in battle. During the fight an arrow struck him as he . . . Map (db m123009) HM
4 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — Waconda Springs
American Indians considered Waconda Springs a sacred site. Translated similarly by other tribes, the name comes from a Kaw word meaning "Great Spirit." The legend tells of the beautiful Waconda who fell in love with the warrior Takota from a . . . Map (db m123034) HM
5 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — World's Largest Ball of Sisal TwineThrift + Patience = Success
Started by Frank Stoeber in 1953 7,801,766 feet 17,886 pounds 2006 1988 circumference 40' 3" 14,687 lbs.Map (db m46686) HM
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Apr. 24, 2024