Historical Markers and War Memorials in Columbus, Kansas
Columbus is the county seat for Cherokee County
Columbus is in Cherokee County
Cherokee County(83) ► ADJACENT TO CHEROKEE COUNTY Crawford County(66) ► Labette County(18) ► Jasper County, Missouri(56) ► Newton County, Missouri(38) ► Craig County, Oklahoma(6) ► Ottawa County, Oklahoma(33) ►
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Robert Alexander Long in 1875 established his first lumber yard at this site. Fifty years later Long-Bell lumber company was the largest lumber company in the world.
www.ralonghistoricalsociety.org — — Map (db m96967) HM
The Cherokee Indians were given this land in an 1835 treaty becoming the Cherokee Neutral Lands. Kansas was established as a state in 1861. The territory became Cherokee County named for the Cherokee Indian Nation.
During the Civil War the . . . — — Map (db m60770) HM
Unique railroading history is on display before you. A three-way interlocking railway crossing.
The crossing, formerly located in the northern part of Columbus, was donated to the City of Columbus by the Burlington Northern Railroad. At the . . . — — Map (db m11593) HM