Brooklyn, Kansas

This sign marks the site of Brooklyn, Kansas, an early trading center on the Santa Fe Trail. It was by William Quantrill when he sacked Lawrence in 1863.

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  1. Phil
    November 16, 2011

    My great grandmother went through Brooklyn in 1859. It consisted of 6 or 7 log houses, in a ‘poor location for a town.’ On this trip, she saw many large wagons , painted blue, heading for Santa Fe.

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