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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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Kansas Historical MarkersLonghorn Cattle Drive

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Two little towns built a railroad, and joined forces to make more money.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/7/2010

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersOriginal Courthouse Bell - Howard, KS

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Strange wording on this marker, the bell is ...but then again ... it isn't. They bought a bell for the courthouse tower, but it never got out of the yard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersConnecticut Honors Prudence Crandall

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A State of Connecticut marker in Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 4/9/2016

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Kansas Historical MarkersPrudence Crandall

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This sits on the West side of the nearly ghost town of Elk Falls, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SafireLady

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 4/9/2016

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Kansas Historical MarkersElk City

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Small town, off a US hwy, former Osage Indian Reserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/4/2010

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersGREENWOOD COUNTY & THE BLUESTEM PASTURE REGION

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GREENWOOD COUNTY AND THE BLUESTEM PASTURE REGION OF KANSAS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 5/11/2010

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Kansas Historical MarkersKansas Turnpike Authority -- Matfield Green KTA Service Area, Towanda KS

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A marker at the Matfield Green KTA Service Area, Towanda KS, gives a history of the Kansas Turnpike

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersTowanda - Land of Many Waters

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Kansas Historical Marker in one of the I-35 island rest stops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CacheSafari

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/21/2008

last visited: 8/21/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersOpening of the Mid-Continent Oil Field

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Marker depicting the historical oil field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/8/2015

last visited: 4/23/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersAT&SF Locomotive #2542 - Wilson Park, Arkansas City, Kansas

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A historical marker describing the history of AT&SF Locomotive #2542, which is on permanent display in Wilson Park in Arkansas City, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/15/2018

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersCivil War Battle Drum Creek Treaty

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Two separate incidents occurred here in this place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 9/27/2010

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Bluestem Pasture Region of Kansas - Rural Butler County, Ks.

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This marker is in the Matfield Green Rest Area at Milepost 96 along the Kansas Turnpike in rural Butler County, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: 6/4/2018

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Kansas Historical Markers38th Parallel -- Matfield Green KTA Service Area, Towanda KS

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A sign at the KTA Matfield Green Service Area near the 38th parallel of Earth, which passes near here, memorializes the Korean War and the Kansas ARNG units that were delpoyed to fight there

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/27/2017

last visited: 6/4/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersOpening of Cherokee Outlet

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This Kansas Historical Marker, that replaced an earlier version in 2012, is located in a small park between US Highway 77 and 61st Lane (Lovers Lane) at 306th Road just south of Arkansas City, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 2/4/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Cherokee Strip

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This Historical Marker is located in a turnout off of Quaker Haven Camp Road on the west side of US Highway just south of Arkansas City, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 11/9/2018

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersOklahoma - The Indian State

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This Oklahome Historical marker is one of several located in a turnout on the west side of US Highway 77 just south of the Kansas/Oklahoma border north of Newkirk, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 11/9/2018

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersOpening of the Cherokee Strip

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This Oklahome Historical marker is one of several located in a turnout on the west side of US Highway 77 just south of the Kansas/Oklahoma border north of Newkirk, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 11/9/2018

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersChilocco Indian School

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This Oklahome Historical marker is one of several located in a turnout on the west side of US Highway 77 just south of the Kansas/Oklahoma border north of Newkirk, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 11/9/2018

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Kansas Historical MarkersThe Bloody Benders

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Historical marker sits at a rest area at the intersection of US400 and US169 with plenty of parking.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Four For All

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/19/2014

last visited: 5/31/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersChisholm Trail in Sumner County -- nr Belle Plaine KS

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A historic marker at the Belle Plaine Travel Information center explains the history the the Chisholm Trail in the local area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/4/2013

last visited: 8/16/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersChisholm Trail & Wheat Country

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This sign explains the history of Kansas around Sumner county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/9/2007

last visited: 8/22/2017

Image for Tallgrass Prairie -- KTA scenic pull-out, southwest of Emporia, KSview gallery

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Kansas Historical MarkersTallgrass Prairie -- KTA scenic pull-out, southwest of Emporia, KS

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This marker is located in the scenic pullout alomg the KTA southwest of Emporia KS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/29/2017

last visited: 8/21/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersChisholm Trail -- Delano Park, Wichita KS

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A Kansas post-rock limestone monument to the start (or end) of the Chisholm Trail, erected in Delano park in 1941 near the McLean fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/8/2013

last visited: 5/19/2015

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Kansas Historical MarkersDelano Township -- Delano Park, Wichita KS

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The history of Delano: by all accounts a wild, drunken, half (or full-buck-) naked place where anything goes -- MUCH more fun than their stuffy neighbor on the other side of the Arkansas River -- Wichita.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/8/2013

last visited: 5/19/2015

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersThe Locomotive That Came Home - Bartlesville, OK USA

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Marker describing the interesting history of an old steam locomotive and its restoration and return to Bartlesville, Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/23/2015

last visited: 7/16/2017

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