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Pawnee Rock in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Santa Fe Trail

1822 - 1872

 
 
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
1. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Inscription.

Pawnee Rock,
situated on the route
of the Santa Fe Trail,
frequently was used
as a camping ground
and a lookout for protection
from the Indians
by the brave men and women
who traveled over the trail

 
Erected 1941 by the Kansas Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 16.31′ N, 98° 58.912′ W. Marker is in Pawnee Rock, Kansas, in Barton County. Click for map. Marker is on the southwest stone face of Pawnee Rock, at Pawnee Rock State Historical Site, off SW 112th Avenue/Center Street. Marker is in this post office area: Pawnee Rock KS 67567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Becknell (here, next to this marker); "A Rallying Point for the Indians" (a few steps from this marker); “One of the Grandest Sights Ever Beheld” (within shouting distance of this marker); "Along Came the Line of Wagons" (within shouting distance of this marker); Nehemiah Carson
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
2. Santa Fe Trail Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); "A Point of Red Rocks" (within shouting distance of this marker); Marking the Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Fe Trail Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pawnee Rock.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on April 6, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on April 6, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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