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<i>Ak'a Onikashin ga</i> • People of the Southwind Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., June 15, 2016
Ak'a Onikashin ga • People of the Southwind Marker
Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — Ak'a Onikashin ga • People of the Southwind

The Kanza Indians left their homelands east of the Mississippi River during the 1600s. They settled into what is today the northeast part of Kansas. Waterways provided sustenance for their people and were part of the tribe's culture. The . . . — Map (db m95883) HM

Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — 108 — Birthplace of Farm Credit
This 280 acres was collateral for the nation's first Federal Land Bank loan made on April 10, 1917 to farmer-stockman A. L. Stockwell. In those days, farmers and ranchers found credit hard to come by. If available, it was often very expensive . . . . . . — Map (db m55285) HM
Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — Pawnee County Area All Veterans Memorial

[Veteran Honor Rolls] Indian Wars • Civil War • Spanish American War World War I • World War II • Korean War and After Vietnam War and Era • Modern Era

[Memorial Benches, Stones, and Pavers] — Map (db m95783) WM

Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — Pleasant Valley Townships No. 1 and No. 2 Pioneers — "In Memory"
The desire for home ownership and self employment caused many people to move from east to west in the early history of our country. Pleasant Valley Townships No. 1 and No. 2, Pawnee County, Kansas, were no exception. People of numerous religious . . . — Map (db m40251) HM
Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — 54 — Santa Fe Trail — 1822 - 1872

Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Kansas 1906 — Map (db m40108) HM

Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — September 11, 2001

This jagged and twisted metal is a piece of the World Trade Center in New York City which was attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001. It was part of a perimeter column which came from the south tower and was located between the 34th and . . . — Map (db m95792) HM WM

Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — Site of Original Cash Store — Constructed 1876
Home of U.S. Land Office Henry Booth Receiver — Map (db m40113) HM
Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — Site of the Larned House
Established by Henry Booth 1873 — Map (db m40112) HM
Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — The Mormon Battalion at Larned, Kansas

The Mormon Battalion camped here on 8 September 1846. The more than 500 volunteers in this little army were enlisted to fight in the war with Mexico. They had been recruited from among the Mormon pioneers (members of The Church of Jesus Christ . . . — Map (db m95885) HM

Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — Veterans Memorial — Lest We Forget

In memory of those from Pawnee County that sacrificed their lives to protect their country, this land of the free—home of the brave

Spanish-American War Elmer R. Payne 1898 • Joseph R. McBride 1898

World War I . . . — Map (db m95797) WM

Kansas (Pawnee County), Larned — Zook Consolidated School — Organized 1921 — Cost of Construction $58,000.00
Superintendents 1921 • L.C. Seig 1922 • W.A. Vickers School Board W. M. Posey, Clerk John H. Hays, Treasurer Oscal Colglazier, Director Teachers L.C. Seig • Mrs. L.C. Seig William Keller • Edith Hays Sooby . . . — Map (db m40259) HM

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