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Alcove Springs And The Oregon Trail

Kansas State Historical Marker
Marshall County
      Six miles northwest is Alcove Springs, named in 1846 by appreciative travelers on the Oregon Trail who carved the name on the surrounding rocks and trees. One described the Springs as a beautiful cascade of water. . .altogether one of the most romantic spots I ever saw.

    US-77, Marshall County
    one mile north of Blue Rapids