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Wet/Dry Routes Chapter Installs Battle of Coon Creek Interpretive Marker
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TitleWet/Dry Routes Chapter Installs Battle of Coon Creek Interpretive Marker
AbstractBrief article reporting the 2005 placement of a commemorative marker near the location of the "Battle of Coon Creek." This altercation between Native Americans and Santa Fe Trail freighters occurred on June 18, 1848 near the Arkansas River and present-day Kinsley, Kansas.
NotesArticle includes the full interpretive text of the marker placed near Kinsley in 2005, as well as the text of an earlier marker placed by the Kansas State Historical Society describing the same event.
DateNovember, 2005
SourceWagon Tracks (Santa Fe Trail Association Quarterly)
Local SubjectSanta Fe Trail
Arkansas River
Battle of Coon Creek
Native Americans
Comanche Indians
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID214905
CONTENTdm number20882
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