“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Kansas, Osawatomie Driving Tour Historical Markers

Ten markers highlighting Osawatomie’s rich local history.
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 31, 2013
Land Office and Marker
1 Kansas, Miami County, Osawatomie — 7 — Land OfficeOsawatomie Driving Tour
Original built in 1854. Now a tourist information center open in the summerMap (db m69317) HM
2 Kansas, Miami County, Osawatomie — 6 — Old Stone ChurchOsawatomie Driving Tour
Built by Rev. Samuel Adair brother-in-law of John Brown. Dedicated July 14, 1861Map (db m69315) HM
3 Kansas, Miami County, Osawatomie — 3 — Pat Devilin and "Jayhawk"Osawatomie Driving Tour
Free-State Irishman Pat Devilin said a Jayhawk is a bird that worried its prey before devouring it. Legend of the JayhawkMap (db m69220) HM
4 Kansas, Miami County, Osawatomie — Site of the Battle of Osawatomie
John Brown defended Osawatomie against an attack by Pro Slavery Militia in the largest battle during the Bleeding Kansas Era on August 30, 1856Map (db m69288) HM
5 Kansas, Miami County, Osawatomie — 9 — Soldiers MonumentOsawatomie Driving Tour
Erected to honor the 5 men killed in the Battle of Osawatomie on August 30, 1856. Dedicated August 30, 1877 —————————— [Monument inscription reads] In commemoration of those who . . . Map (db m69304) HM
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Sep. 27, 2023