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Near Howell in Ford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Santa Fe Trail

1822 - 1872

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
1. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Inscription.

[Title is marker text]

 
Erected 1906 by Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Kansas. (Marker Number 67.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.37′ N, 100° 11.85′ W. Marker is near Howell, Kansas, in Ford County. Marker is on U.S. 50/400 half a mile west of Howell Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dodge City KS 67801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Campsite of the U.S. Survey Team Sept. 10-21, 1825 (here, next to this marker); Trails on the Prairie (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Fe Trail Sites to the West & South (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fine Country... (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Fe Trail, 1821 - 1880 (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Fe Trail Sites to the East (within shouting distance of this marker); The Worst Piece of Road (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Fe Trail Remains (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Howell.
 
More about this marker.
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
2. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Marker is at the entrance to a walkway leading to Santa Fe Trail ruts at a roadside park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on May 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on May 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. DAR Santa Fe Trail Markers in Kansas. (Submitted on May 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Santa Fe Trail Ruts image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
3. Santa Fe Trail Ruts
The ruts go under the bridges (the gray parts) on the paved path. Looking NNE.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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