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Tampa in Marion County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Old Santa Fe Trail

 
 
Old Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 19, 2014
1. Old Santa Fe Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Operated 1822-1872
Purchased from the Indians Aug. 10, 1825
Surveyed 1827 from
Independence, Mo to Santa Fe, N.M.

 
Erected 1914 by Old Settlers and Citizens of Marion County.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Santa Fe Trail series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 10, 1998.
 
Location. 38° 33.082′ N, 97° 9.06′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Kansas, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Limestone Road and 330th Road, on the right when traveling south on Limestone Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa KS 67483, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun (approx. 8.2 miles away); Chaplain (Father) Emil J. Kapaun (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hope City Bell (approx. 10.4 miles away); Wilbert Henry Otte (approx. 10.6 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 12˝ miles away); First Mennonite Church
Old Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 19, 2014
2. Old Santa Fe Trail Marker
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(approx. 14.1 miles away); The Crossing of Historic American Trails (approx. 14.4 miles away); Hillsboro Airport (approx. 14˝ miles away).
 
Old Santa Fe Trail Marker Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 28, 2012
3. Old Santa Fe Trail Marker Detail
Santa Fe Trail Ruts (Swales) and Marker in rear of Lutheran Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 28, 2012
4. Santa Fe Trail Ruts (Swales) and Marker in rear of Lutheran Cemetery
Looking east, with swales (dips) in grass to right and left beyond the fence
Santa Fe Trail Ruts (Swales) in rear of Lutheran Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Sue Fischer, April 28, 2012
5. Santa Fe Trail Ruts (Swales) in rear of Lutheran Cemetery
About 400 feet NE of Old Santa Fe Trail marker
Santa Fe Trail Crossing Marker at Lutheran Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 28, 2012
6. Santa Fe Trail Crossing Marker at Lutheran Cemetery
The visible ruts (swales) are beyond the headstones
Santa Fe Trail Ruts (Swales) in rear of Lutheran Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 28, 2012
7. Santa Fe Trail Ruts (Swales) in rear of Lutheran Cemetery
Looking SW toward Old Santa Fe Trail marker and the town of Tampa
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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