Concordia, Kansas: He Killed Lincoln's Killer, Then Lived In A Hole

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Address:
Key Rd, Concordia, KS
Directions:
Boston Corbett Dugout Site. US Hwy 81 either 3.5 miles south of town or ten miles north of US Hwy 24. Turn east on Noble Rd. After 2.5 miles the road bends south and becomes Road 791. After three miles turn left onto Key Rd for one-third mile. The monument is on the south side. Wear long pants to avoid itchy plants and bug bites.
Admission:
Free.
RA Rates:
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Boston Corbett's Dugout Site.

He Killed Lincoln's Killer, Then Lived In A Hole
Boston Corbett shot John Wilkes Booth, then moved to Kansas to live in in a hole in the ground. There's a monument -- built by Boy Scouts -- and beyond a gate stands a lonely sign to mark Boston's hole. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [04/28/2008]
Home of Lincoln's Killer's Killer - A Hole
Loopy Lincoln Landmark: Shot John Wilkes Booth, lived in a hole. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
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World's Largest Ball of Twine, Cawker City, KS - 45 mi.

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