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.


Monument Rock.—One of the most imposing landmarks in Kansas is the one in Gove county by the above name. This rock, situated in the valley of the Smoky Hill river a few miles west of Gove City, rises out of the level plain to a height of 75 feet or more. One of the stations on the line of the Butterfield Overland Despatch (q. v.), was located near the rock, but it was abandoned in the late '60s on account of troubles with hostile Indians. According to traditions there was a lively fight here between the employes of the stage line and the Indians. A large crack has recently appeared in the main portion of Monument Rock, indicating that in a few more years the elements will finish the work of destruction.

Page 305 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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