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

Santa Fe Trail

 
 
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
1. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Santa Fe Trail
1822 - 1872

 
Erected 1906 by Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Kansas. (Marker Number 50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Santa Fe Trail series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
 
Location. 38° 16.303′ N, 98° 58.878′ W. Marker is in Pawnee Rock, Kansas, in Barton County. Marker is on SW 112th Avenue/Center Street, 0.4 miles north of Bismark Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is at the entrance to Pawnee Rock State Historical Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pawnee Rock KS 67567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nehemiah Carson (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); William Becknell (within shouting distance
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of this marker); "Along Came the Line of Wagons" (within shouting distance of this marker); "A Rallying Point for the Indians" (within shouting distance of this marker); "A Point of Red Rocks" (within shouting distance of this marker); “One of the Grandest Sights Ever Beheld” (within shouting distance of this marker); Marking the Rock (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map 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.)
 
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
2. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Pawnee Rock in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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