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Third Weekend in September!
U. S. Highway 36 Association
P.O. Box 366
110 West Kansas Avenue
Smith Center, KS 66967
Phone: (785) 282 - 3548
Bonnie Youngquist - Assoc. Sec.
C. R. Cole - Field Rep.
E. Kellner - Field Rep.
Read the latest KDOT News on Road Conditions & Planning
2012 4th Quarter Newsletter
The Guide Does Not contain Treasure Hunt MAPS
Plan your three-day adventure across Kansas. You too, will say“I discovered the West.”
Historic US 36 Highway 36 is an adventure across Kansas!
- Your 13 county adventure begins in
Doniphan County when you cross over the
Missouri River from St. Joseph, MO into
Elwood, KS. You'll drive westward to the yucca
-studded, semi-arid high plains of western Kansas into
- The only Kansas highway with four distinct geological regions.
- American History abounds East to West
The Pony Express, operated from 1860 to 1861,
paralleling US 36 across northeast Kansas. From
St. Joseph, Missouri the Pony Express ran through
Marysville, Kansas and continued to Sacramento, CA.
US 36 is also the crossing point of the Oregon Trail.
Discover US 36 Hwy and find out why Abraham Lincoln made the statement after visiting Elwood and Troy, Kansas in 1859:
“If I went west, I think I’d go to Kansas.”
U.S. 36 Highway Association Celebrates 100th Anniversary
Founded March 21st 1913 - First elected officers:
Dr. C.W. Cole of Norton, President * C.F. Travelute of Marysville, Vice-President
A.Q. Miller of Belleville, Secretary-Treasurer
Help us reach a 1,000 LIKES
Watch for this Yard Sign & Banners during the Event
Treasure Hunt Guide
Organized by County
Features a variety of business ads
Some events / Historical Attractions to see during the trek!
Send $6.00 to: (Tax Included)
Po Box 136
Scandia, KS 66966
Join 1,000's Like You.... Go
along US Hwy 36!
Senator Elaine Bowers presents Kansas Resolution marking March 21st 2013 - US 36 Highway Association Day - in honor of its 100th Anniversary! Chad Kramer, President, Sarah Kessinger, Editor Marysville Advocate; Christiane 'Criquet' Cole, Assoc. Field Rep., and Jeff Hofaker, Assoc. Board Member /Dir. Phillips County Econ. Devel. were present. The delegation received a standing ovation following presentation in the House Chamber by Rep. Sharon Schwartz. Also present: Senator Ralph Ostmeyer; Representatives: Travis Couture-Lovelady, Troy Waymaster, Ward Cassidy, Randy Garber & Jerry Henry.
100 Yrs.... Sustained by Member Support!
If you know how many years your company has supported the Association....contact us!
September 20, 21, 22, 2013
Border-to-Border Garage Sales Antique Sales..and More!
From Elwood to St Francis [the Missouri River to the Colorado border]
13 Counties 4 Geological distinctions across the Kansas plains!
Join us for the 8th Annual
Have you traveled US 36? Are you a Treasure Hunter ? Share your experience. Sign our Guest Book.
Association's Annual Meeting
June 20th & 21st - Phillipsburg, KS
Agenda & Details
(785) 282 - 3548