“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 Lecompton, Kansas

Clickable Map of Douglas 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> Douglas County, KS (104) Franklin County, KS (18) Jefferson County, KS (15) Johnson County, KS (104) Leavenworth County, KS (106) Miami County, KS (26) Osage County, KS (10) Shawnee County, KS (88)  DouglasCounty(104) Douglas County (104)  FranklinCounty(18) Franklin County (18)  JeffersonCounty(15) Jefferson County (15)  JohnsonCounty(104) Johnson County (104)  LeavenworthCounty(106) Leavenworth County (106)  MiamiCounty(26) Miami County (26)  OsageCounty(10) Osage County (10)  ShawneeCounty(88) Shawnee County (88)
Lawrence is the county seat for Douglas County
Lecompton is in Douglas County
      Douglas County (104)  
      Franklin County (18)  
      Jefferson County (15)  
      Johnson County (104)  
      Leavenworth County (106)  
      Miami County (26)  
      Osage County (10)  
      Shawnee County (88)  
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1Kansas (Douglas County), Lecompton — Democratic Headquarters
This stone building was the headquarters of the Democratic Party during the Kansas Territorial period (1854-61). The cabin was used during a time when Lecompton, known as "The Birthplace of the Kansas Democratic Party,” was the territorial . . . Map (db m162724) HM
2Kansas (Douglas County), Lecompton — Lane University1865-1902
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Rededicated 1982 The Lecompton Historical SocietyMap (db m32850) HM
3Kansas (Douglas County), Lecompton — Lecompton Constitution Hall
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of AmericaMap (db m32851) HM
4Kansas (Douglas County), Lecompton — Purple Heart Trail in Kansas"Freedom Isn't Free"
Dedicated to the memory of 1LT Michael L. Gandy, U.S. Army, Killed In Action, 29 March 1968, Vietnam On May 13, 2003, Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius, proclaimed the Eisenhower Interstate Highway System in Kansas, as the "Purple Heart . . . Map (db m195019) HM WM
5Kansas (Douglas County), Lecompton — Sheriff Samuel J. Jones1827-1885
Samuel Jones was an entrepreneur. He constructed Constitution Hall in 1856 and it is now a National Landmark. He was appointed Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, in 1856 by Territorial Governor Daniel Woodson. Sheriff Jones enforced the laws of the . . . Map (db m119138) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022