old Bazaar schoolhouse
KDOT map of Chase County (legend)
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A post office was established in Bazaar on April 16, 1860. The post office was renamed "Mary" on July 20, 1876, and then back to Bazaar on March 19, 1878. The post office closed on April 26, 1974.
On March 31, 1931, a Transcontinental & Western Air airliner crashed a few miles southwest of Bazaar, killing all on board, including University of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne. There is a monument located on private property at , and yearly tours provide access to the site.
Bazaar still serves as a rail depot for local cattle ranching.
Bazaar is located in the Flint Hills region of the Great Plains. By highway, it is 18 miles (29 km) north of the Kansas Turnpike toll road exit at Cassoday, or 7 miles (11 km) south of the U.S. Route 50 exit at Strong City.
- Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Bazaar, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
- "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
- 81 Years Since Kansas Plane Crash; The Wichita-Eagle; March 18, 2012.
- Flint Hills Tourism Coalition
- USD 284
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