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Black Jack Park - Baldwin, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 46.042 W 095° 07.726
15S E 315054 N 4293113
Quick Description: Roadside park, which now opens up to the battle site.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/22/2015 5:20:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJ7W
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Four For All
Views: 1

Long Description:

County of marker: Douglas County
Location of marker: US 56, 3 miles E. of Baldwin City
Marker erected by: Douglas County
In memory of Amelia J. Betts
Marker erected: 1984

Marker text:

BLACK JACK PARK
South of this park are 18 acres of virgin prairie. Purchased 1967 by Douglas County from Russell Hays for a permanent prairie preserve and historic site. vidence of Santa Fe Trail plainly visible. Original site of DAR Marker ws near pioneer town of Black Jack ½ mile east.

Marker Name: Black Jack Park

Marker Type: Rest Area

Marker text:
South of this park are 18 acres of virgin prairie. Purchased 1967 by Douglas County from Russell Hays for a permanent prairie preserve and historic site. vidence of Santa Fe Trail plainly visible. Original site of DAR Marker ws near pioneer town of Black Jack ½ mile east.


Marker Location: Douglas

Year Marker Placed: 1/1/1984

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker Web Address: [Web Link]

Official Marker Number: Not listed

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