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.


Osage Trail.—This was a much traveled thoroughfare used by the Osage Indians when they occupied lands near the southern boundary of Kansas, and according to the late J. R. Mead of Wichita, ran from their settlements near the confluence of Fall river and the Verdigris, in what is now Wilson county, in a northwesterly direction through the counties of Wilson, Elk and Butler, to a point about 6 miles above the junction of the Little Arkansas and Arkansas rivers in Sedgwick county, where their hunting grounds were located. The trail had evidently long been used by the Indians, as deep gullies had been washed in the trails on the slopes of the hills when first noticed by the settlers.

Page 400 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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