Historic Ottawa Tour Stop 1The Leavenworth, Lawrence & Galveston was the first railroad built south of the transcontinental Union Pacific which passed through Lawrence. Building the 30 miles of track to Ottawa in 1867-8 was difficult. Veterans of the UP construction, including Chinese laborers, struggled with terrible weather during the fall of 1867.
|Placed By||Franklin County Historical Society and the Franklin County Convention & Tourism Bureau|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 8:25pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 302377 N 4277084|
|Decimal Degrees||38.62028333, -95.27001667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 37.217', W 95° 16.201'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 37' 13.02" N, 95° 16' 12.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 185-191 W Tecumseh St, Ottawa KS 66067, US|
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