Over 120 historical markers dot the Kansas landscape, telling the story of our fascinating state.
If you are looking for the Kansas historical markers, the Kansas Historical Society offers a complete listing organized by county. Each entry provides the full text of the marker, along with its address and GPS coordinates.
As you visit the historical markers, you will get an idea of the local context and be introduced to many fascinating facts and stories. Topics include:
- General Frederick Funston.
- Medicine Lodge peace treaties.
- The bluestem pasture region.
- Historic Abilene.
- The Battle of Coon Creek.
- American Indians and the buffalo.
- The first capitol of Kansas.
- Turkey red wheat.
- Overland trails.
- Chouteau’s Island.
- Fort Leavenworth.
- The Mennonites.
- The Osage Catholic Mission.
- The geodetic center of North America.
- The birthplace of farm credit.
- The Pawnee Indian Village Museum.
- The arrival of the railroad.
- The Samson of the Cimarron.
- Beecher Bibles.
- Much more!
Reading Kansas historical markers is a great way to relive history as you visit the sites where events occurred. Have fun!