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Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Santa Fe Trail
Camino de Santa Fe

1821 - 1880
 
Santa Fe Trail Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, July 5, 2009
1. Santa Fe Trail Marker
 
Inscription. (limestone marker)
"A Highway Between Nations"
Sen. Thomas Hart Benton, 1825

(red granite marker)
Santa Fe Trail
1821 - 1872
Marked by the
Daugters of the
American Revolution
and the
State of Missouri
1909

New Santa Fe

 
Erected by Missouri River Outfitters Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail, and the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 54.408′ N, 94° 36.474′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of State Line Road and Santa Fe Trail, on the right when traveling north on State Line Road. Click for map. These markers can only be approached by car if trvelling north on State Line Road. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64145, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Santa Fe (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Santa Fe / Trail Remnants (about 600 feet away); "The Boy Scout" (approx. 2.8 miles away); Thomas Farmhouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away in Kansas); New Santa Fe Road (approx. 4.3 miles away); Stanley Rural High School (approx. 4.7 miles away in Kansas); Russell's Ford (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Closeup of Santa Fe Trail Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, July 5, 2009
2. Closeup of Santa Fe Trail Marker
 

 
More about this marker. The red granite marker is on the north side of Santa Fe Trail and the Limestone marker is on the south side.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. This is the National Park Service Website for the Santa Fe Trail. (Submitted on July 7, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Oregon National Historic Trail. This is the National Park Service Link to the Oregon Trail. (Submitted on July 7, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

3. California National Historical Trail. This is the National Park Service Link to the California Trail. (Submitted on July 7, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

4. Legends of America. History, Information, Maps, etc., of the Sante Fe Trail. (Submitted on July 7, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

5. New Santa Fe Historical Society. Link to the group responsible to the preservation of New Santa Fe. (Submitted on July 7, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

6. Missouri River Outfitters Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association. This is the link to the group responsible for the limestone marker. (Submitted on July 7, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

7. Mileposts Along the Oregon Trail. (Submitted on July 7, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
 
Additional keywords.
 
Closeup of D.A.R. Santa Fe Trail Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, July 5, 2009
3. Closeup of D.A.R. Santa Fe Trail Marker
 
Santa Fe Trail Oregon Trail California Trail
 
Area shot of the D.A.R. Santa Fe Trail Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, July 5, 2009
4. Area shot of the D.A.R. Santa Fe Trail Marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,230 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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