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Keokuk Memorial

This Monumentis erected by popular subscriptionIn the Memory of theSAC ChiefKeokukFor whom this city was named. In 1883, his remains together with the marble slab on the reverse side of this die were ...

This Monument
is erected by popular subscription
In the Memory of the
SAC Chief
Keokuk
For whom this city was named. In 1883, his remains together with the marble slab on the reverse side of this die were brought from Franklin County, Kansas, where he died and was buried.
His grave was located about 3½ miles S.E. of the Village of Pomona Franklin County, Kansas, on the S.E ¼ of the N.W ¼ of section 16 Township 17 range 18 east of the 6th principal Meridian , and was covered by the slab above mentioned. His remains and other matter of historical value were deposited in the base of this structure.

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