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Signal Oak photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P160
Overview

This collection consists of a single photograph of the "Signal Oak," a tree north of Baldwin, Kansas on the Barricklaw farm used to hang signal lanterns in times of danger in the Big Hill and Blue Mound areas during the Border Wars between Kansas and Missouri. S.C. Barricklaw is also featured in the photograph, and there is a news clipping associated with the image.

Dates: undated, before 1914?

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 X
  • Subject: Baldwin City (Kan.) -- History X