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Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA

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Where is Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA? 

Baxter Springs, Cherokee, Kansas, USA

Nineteenth-century settlers named the city and nearby springs after its first European-American settler, A. Baxter, who claimed land about 1850 and built a frontier tavern or inn.

Interesting article about Baxter Springs Massacre (Civil War): 2013/ 10/ 07/ massacre-at-baxter-springs/

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Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA - Soldier's Monument
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA

Soldier's Monument
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA - Lowell Dam
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA

Lowell Dam
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA - Baptist Church
Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA

Baptist Church

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1863 Baxter Springs Massacre
Date(s): 6 Oct 1863
Location: Cherokee County, Kansas, US
Outcome: Confederate...

News  1895 - THE DEADLY CYCLONE. The City of Baxter Springs Laid Waste By a Twister Yesterday. SIX PERSONS INSTANTLY KILLED.
Several Others Fatally Injured and Scores Maimed and Crippled - Everything in the Path of the Storm ...Read MORE...

Baxter Springs, a banking city of Cherokee co., Kan., on Spring River and on the Kansas City, Fort...Read MORE...

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 US Civil War Soldiers flag  Albert Alponzo BENNETT (8 November 1837, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro) - 8 October 1863, Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA)

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