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DAR Marker

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Erected by the Baxter Springs Chapter of the DAR in 1931, the marker is dedicated in Memory of Gen. James G. Blunt and his...

Black Dog Trail Marker

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Located on the grounds of the Historical Museum, the marker commemorates the Black Dog Trail opened in 1803 by Chief Black Dog ( Manka...

Esther Brown Memorial Park – South Park Area

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Esther Brown Memorial Park was developed in memory of Esther E. Brown, a local resident who organized citizen support in the South Park area...

Merriam Historic Sites & Markers

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Visit our website to learn about the many historic sites and markers found throughout Merriam. Please remember--some listings are private residences and may be...

Santa Fe Trail Marker

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This marker, set by The Daughters of the American Revolution and the state of Kansas in 1906, commemorates the Santa Fe Trail where it...

Baldwin, Historical Marker

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Here, and for the next 300 miles west, Highway 56 roughly follows the old Santa Fe Trail, and frequently crosses it. White settlement began...

Signal Oak, Historical Marker

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On this quarter acre site, overlooking three valleys -- Coal Creek, Wakarusa, and Kansas, stood with famous Signal Oak Tree. It was a stately...

Chisholm Trail Markers

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A permanent, cut stone marker identifies the location of the Chisholm Trail that led to the largest cattle market of its time in the...

Carry Nation Marker

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"The hatchet Lady" began her crusade against alcohol by smashing her first saloon with rocks & bricks on July 6, 1899 in Kiowa, Kansas....

Father Padilla Historical Marker

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FATHER JUAN DE PADILLA & QUIVIRAIn 1540 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado marched north from Mexico with 300 Spaniards in search of "The Seven Golden...