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Kansas Historical Marker


Kansas State Historical Marker
Atchison County
US-59, Atchison County
Roadside turnout, east of US-73 junction, Atchison

      On July 4, 1804, Lewis and Clark exploring the new Louisiana Purchase, camped near this site. Fifty years later the town was founded by Proslavery men and named for Senator D. R. Atchison.