Transcribed from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Lone Elm, a historic camping ground on the Santa Fe trail, was situated about 4 miles south of Olathe, the county seat of Johnson county. The place took its name from the fact that a single elm tree stood there, like a sentinel of the prairie, serving as a landmark to travelers and indicating a resting place. Several roads centered at Lone Elm and frequently trains were made up there for the long journey to Santa Fe. On Nov. 9, 1906, one of the trail markers was unveiled at Lone Elm with appropriate ceremonies. It bears the customary inscription: "Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Kansas, 1906. Lone Elm camp ground—1822-1872."

Page 183 from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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