IN MEMORY OF
THE PIONEERS WHO FOUNDED TOPEKA/
DECEMBER 5TH 1854
THE SIGNERS OF THE ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT WERE/
(list of signers in 3 columns)
BY/SHAWNEE COUNTY OLD SETTLERS SOCIETY
JOHN E DOANE PRES. W.H. CORBETT SECY.
Similar bronze relief plaques--typically applied directly to granite boulders--were placed to mark overland trails throughout the American West in the 1920s and 1930s.