Coronado Monument - Junction City, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kilroy18
N 39° 00.954 W 096° 49.779
14S E 687901 N 4320782
Quick Description: A monument to the early Spanish explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/28/2017 3:49:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMV5XY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 3

Long Description:
This obelisk is a monument to the early Spanish explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, who is believed to have explored the area of Junction City Kansas in the mid 1500s.

The inscription reads "Quivira and Harahey" "Discovered by Coronado 1541" "Jaramillo Pauilla Tatarrax" "Rediscovered by J.V. Brower 1996" "Erected for Quivira Historical Society by Robert Henderson 1902" "John T. Keacy, Chairman; Edward A. Kilian, Secretary" "Kansas U.S.A."
Date Created/Placed: 1902

Address:
716 S. Washington St., Junction City, KS 66441


Height: Approximately 10 feet

Illuminated: no

Website: [Web Link]

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