A Dangerous Coexistence

A Dangerous Coexistence (HMWAC)

Location: Highland, KS 66035 Doniphan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 51.787', W 95° 13.721'

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The Oregon-California Trail passed by the mission and trail ruts are still visible to the southeast of the building. Both tribes benefitted from the increased traffic by building a toll bridge. But with the travelers came small pox and cholera, causing epidemics that took many lives. The tribes feared further contact with Americans and moved away from the mission.

[Inset illustration caption reads] A drawing of a group of Iowa
Marker Number6
Placed ByKansas Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 309372 N 4414941
Decimal Degrees39.86311667, -95.22868333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 51.787', W 95° 13.721'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 51' 47.22" N, 95° 13' 43.26" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 79 Elgin Rd, Highland KS 66035, US
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