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Last Indian Raid Memorial Marker


category : Memorials
In September of 1878, The Last Indian Raid on Kansas soil occurred, with the Northern Cheyenne Indians. In 1911, a memorial was erected at the Oberlin Cemetery in honor of the victims of this Indian Raid. The complete story is told by museum guides.


Address: Oberlin Cemetery Southwest of Oberlin

Come visit us in Oberlin, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sappa Park

Take a drive through the 488-acre wooded scenic Sappa Park as nature reveals its unique setting with the lush greens of spring, harvest golds in the summer, and a variety of sparkling fall colors.

Oberlin, KS Parks

"Pioneer Family" Statue

The native limestone statue is the work of artist Pete Felten and overlooks the central business district.

Oberlin, KS Arts

Last Indian Raid Museum

The Decatur County Museum is a celebration of prairie life. You can step back into the past by visiting the one-room schoolhouse, 1885 depot and jail, sod house and tack room. The museum has fifteen full buildings with over 15,000

Oberlin, KS Museums

Bank of Oberlin

The Bank of Oberlin is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This 1886 Victorian building now houses the Landmark Inn and Teller Room restaurant restored to its early banking splendor of cherry woodwork, wallpaper, and gas lights.

Oberlin, KS Historic Buildings

Oberlin Country Club

Oberlin Country Club is located adjacent to Sappa Park. The Country Club has a 9 hole public golf course.

Oberlin, KS Golf Courses

Things to do Memorials near Oberlin, KS

Cherry Creek Encampment

This site features a memorial to the Cheyenne Indian survivors of the Sand Creek Massacre on November 29, 1864. Created by a ...

Last Indian Raid Memorial Marker

In September of 1878, The Last Indian Raid on Kansas soil occurred, with the Northern Cheyenne Indians. In 1911, a memorial w...