Stylized Sunflower

Union Pacific

Stylized Sunflower

Erected by
Union Pacific Railroad Company
to mark the burial place of
Alexander McKeefer and John Lynch,
who were killed
by a band of Cheyenne Indians,
May 28, 1869
while working as track laborers,
two miles west of
Fossil Creek Station, now Russell

Marker text sent by Robert Walter, Pittsburg, KS

Franklin County  
Russell -- Amber Road and East Wichita Avenue (Highway Business 40) in City Cemetery]
Russell County

November 10, 2002 / Bob Walter / Wichita, Kansas /

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