Kansas City, Kansas: Downtown Burial Mound

A Native American ancestral grave site, left in place as the streets bend around it. No sense adding "vengeful wrath of Indian dead" to a city's infrastructure worries.

Huron Indian Cemetery

Address:
Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS
Directions:
Huron Indian Cemetery. On Minnesota Ave. between N. 7th and 6th Sts.
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Huron Indian Cemetery

Indian burial ground in the center of city. The burial mound stood in the way of proposed widening of the main street, Minnesota Ave. so a deviation was made in the street. Bounded by the School Board Bldg., Huron Office Bldg. and Scottish Rite Temple.

[Gayle Roberts-Stewart, 05/12/2002]

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