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Lyons, Kansas Historical Markers

 
Civil War and Veterans Memorial image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
Civil War and Veterans Memorial
Kansas (Rice County), Lyons — Civil War and Veterans Memorial "Lest We Forget" All Gave Some - Some Gave All —
In memory of the Defenders of our Union 1861 - 1865 Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country in war and peace — Map (db m53322) HM
Kansas (Rice County), Lyons — 68 — Coronado and Quivira
Eighty years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Spanish explorers visited Kansas. Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, seeking gold in New Mexico, was told of Quivira by an Indian called the Turk. Here were "trees hung with golden bells and . . . — Map (db m53314) HM
Kansas (Rice County), Lyons — Cow Creek Station
One mile south is the hand-dug wel that served the U.S. Cavalry and Santa Fe Trail travelers in the 1860s. For five days in July, 1864, 600 Indians besieged a trading post near the well and a wagon train nearby. When the attackers tried to . . . — Map (db m53319) HM
Kansas (Rice County), Lyons — Fray Juan de Padilla
This Cross is erected to the memory of Father Padilla, Franciscan Missionary, who stood with Coronado at the erection of the first Christian Cross on these prairies. Father Padilla devoted his life to the service of the Cross and to the Indians of . . . — Map (db m53320) HM
Kansas (Rice County), Lyons — Santa Fe Trail 1822 - 1872
[Content in title] [Part of the markers denoting the route of the trail] — Map (db m53321) HM
Kansas (Rice County), Lyons — Workman Park

This land was deeded to the City of Lyons by J. W. and Mahala Workman on August 7, 1882

This tablet dedicated to their memory by a grateful citizenry 1945 — Map (db m95264) HM


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