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Fort Blair Site

Baxter Springs was a stopping place on the old Military Road serving Army forts which protected the preCivil War West from "hostile" Indians. It wasn't until 1862

Baxter Springs, KS Forts

Historic Bridges

* Rainbow Curve Bridge just north of town is the only remaining Marsh Arch bridge on Rt. 66. * The InterUrban Street Car Bridge spans the lazy banks of the Spring River.

Baxter Springs, KS Historic Bridges

Baxter Springs Historical Museum

The Baxter Springs Historical Museum is filled with exhibits depicting the various stages of the city'

Baxter Springs, KS Museums

Johnston Public Library

The grand old building was entered on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Built in 1872, it was intended to be the County Courthouse, but was never used for that purpose. Through the years the building has been a city hall, theater, and college. In 1905

Baxter Springs, KS Historic Buildings

Black Dog Trail Marker

Located on the grounds of the Historical Museum, the marker commemorates the Black Dog Trail opened in 1803 by Chief Black Dog ( Manka - Chonka) and his band of Osage Indians who had a village nearby where springs once flowed freely.

Baxter Springs, KS Historical Markers

Things to do Golf Courses near Baxter Springs, KS

Oswego Golf Club

A spacious, well-kept nine-hole course open to the public....

Garnett Country Club and Golf Course

The Garnett Golf Course in the North Lake area, offers a truly lovely nine-hole course where green fees are low and tee-time ...

Allen County Country Club Golf Course

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Baxter Springs Golf & Country Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...