OLDEST - Town in Montgomery County, Kansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 17.513 W 095° 54.178
15S E 242666 N 4131204
Quick Description: "Elk City had its start in the year 1868 by the building of a trading post at that location. The first post office in Elk City was established in November 1869" ~ Wikipedia
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2015 5:04:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMNFZX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:

County of site: Montgomery County
Location of city: US 160, western edge of the county
City established in 1867

Marker text:

ELK CITY
KANSAS
The oldest town in Montgomery County
established in 1867 when this was still the
Diminished Reserve of the Osage Indians

This town is disappearing now. I cannot find anything on the web about it, or not much, and I found no one there to ask.

Type of documentation of superlative status: Historic Marker

Location of coordinates: Histori Marker at eastern city limits.

Web Site: Not listed

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