Octave Chanute and the Founding of the Town of Chanute

Octave Chanute and the Founding of the Town of Chanute (HM12UB)

Location: Chanute, KS 66720 Neosho County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 40.883', W 95° 27.171'

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Chanute - Wright Memorial

In 1873, Octave Chanute collaborated with the four towns of Tioga, Alliance, New Chicago and Chicago Junction to successfully convince the railroad to run a main line through this area.

For his efforts the towns agreed to name the "new" town Chanute, in his honor.
HM NumberHM12UB
Year Placed2003
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:19am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 283701 N 4173295
Decimal Degrees37.68138333, -95.45285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 40.883', W 95° 27.171'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 40' 52.98" N, 95° 27' 10.26" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27 W Main St, Chanute KS 66720, US
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