Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Lawrence Massacre Markers

HERE NEAR A SCORE
OF UNARMED RECRUITS
WERE SHOT
AUG. 21, 1863

mid-block on New Hampshire Street between 9th & 10th Streets

In honor of these members of the
14th Kansas Cavalry
who lost their lives on August 21, 1863
in Lt. Col. William C. Quantrill's raid
on the City of Lawrence, Kansas.

Charles Anderson                    Asbury (Ashbury) Parker
Charles R. Allen                      Isaac J. Parker
John B. Cooper                       Charles F. (T.) Riggs
John R. Green                         Robert Speer
Walter B.S. Griswold              John Watson
Aaron Halderman                    William A. Waugh
David Markle                              James Wilson
Lewis Markle                          Andrew J. Woods
Samuel Markle                                               

Source: Complete Tombstone Census of Douglas County, Kansas, Vol. 1, 1987

mid-block on New Hampshire Street between 9th & 10th Streets on the parking garage wall

HERE GRISWOLD
BAKER, THORP AND
TRASK WERE SHOT
AUG. 21, 1863

southside alleyway on 7th Street between Louisiana & Indiana Streets

SITE OF FIRST
METHODIST CHURCH
IN LAWRENCE
BOUGHT JULY 6, 1855
BUILDING ERECTED 1857
USED AS MORGUE AUG. 21, 1863

mid-block on Vermont Street between 7th & 8th Streets on wall of AT&T building

SITE OF BARRACKS
AND TRENCHES
1863

on Lilac Lane on University of Kansas campus between Fraser and Blake Halls


BROOKLYN
------

Early trading center on
Santa Fe Trail

Destroyed by Quantrill
August 21, 1863

located at N 550 and E 1400, Palmyra Township

QUANTRILL'S

TRAIL

located at each intersection of Quantrill's route out of Lawrence, only five remain (along E 1400 near Wakarusa River, E 1450 near N 1000, N 800 near E 1450, E 1400 near County Road 460, E 1400 near N 200 and E 1400 near N 100)

QUANTRILL'S

TRAIL

located along E 1400 just past the bend between N 100 and N 1, this sign has since disappeared

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