Victoria, Kansas: Massacred Railroad Workers Cemetery
Memorial to six railroad workers killed by Cheyenne Indians in 1867.
Union Pacific Railroad Cemetery
- Old Hwy 40, Victoria, KS
- Just south of Victoria, ten miles east of Hays. Old Hwy 40 and Cathedral Ave.
Massacred Railroad Workers Cemetery
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An unusual site that I like to promote is the Victoria Railroad Cemetery. The site is where six Kansas Pacific railroad workers who were killed in an Indian raid are buried. There are six stones for each worker, and a larger marker with a plaque denoting the site. It's the only such burial site in Kansas, and I don't know of any similar sites anywhere else.
[Robert Collins, 11/15/2000]
August 25, 2016
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