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Hays in Ellis County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road Trailhead

1867 - 1872

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
1. Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road Trailhead Marker
Inscription.  Used to transport military supplies from Fort Hays to Fort Dodge 75 miles southwest. Used by civilians until 1879
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 38° 51.756′ N, 99° 20.6′ W. Marker is in Hays, Kansas, in Ellis County. Marker is on the grounds of Fort Hays State Historic Site, off US Hwy 163 Alternate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1472 US Highway 163 Alternate, Hays KS 67601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Enlisted Barracks (a few steps from this marker); Officers' Row (a few steps from this marker); Parade Ground (a few steps from this marker); Fort Hays (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers in Tents (within shouting distance of this marker); Commanding Officer's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sentinel Hill (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hays.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
2. Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road Trailhead Marker

1. Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road. (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road. (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road Auto Tour. (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Fort Hays State Historic Site. (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road Trailhead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
3. Fort Hays - Fort Dodge Road Trailhead Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Sep. 20, 2020