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

Santa Fe Trail Remains

 
 
Santa Fe Trail Remains NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
1. Santa Fe Trail Remains NHL Marker
Inscription.

has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States

 
Erected 1966 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.459′ N, 100° 11.776′ W. Marker is near Howell, Kansas, in Ford County. Touch for map. Trail Ruts Park is on the right while traveling west of US Hwy 50/400, about ½ mile west of Howell Road. 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. Soule's Ditch (here, next to this marker); The Worst Piece of Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Trails on the Prairie (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Fe Trail Sites to the West & South (about 500 feet away); A Fine Country... (about 500 feet away); Santa Fe Trail, 1821 - 1880
Santa Fe Trail Remains NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2012
2. Santa Fe Trail Remains NHL Marker
Marker at right of photo
(about 500 feet away); Santa Fe Trail Sites to the East (about 500 feet away); Campsite of the U.S. Survey Team Sept. 10-21, 1825 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Howell.
 
Also see . . .
1. Santa Fe Trail Remains National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on May 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on May 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Santa Fe Trail Association. (Submitted on May 24, 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.
3. Santa Fe Trail Ruts
The ruts go under the bridges (the gray parts) on the paved path. Looking NNE.
Santa Fe Trail Remains Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 5, 2013
4. Santa Fe Trail Remains Marker
Remains of Santa Fe Trail behind marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on May 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on January 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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