Santa Fe Trail Marker - Dodge City, Kansas
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N 37° 44.974 W 100° 01.203
14S E 410137 N 4178519
Quick Description: This marker, created by the Daughters of the American Revolution, was originally placed at 2nd Avenue and Trail and is now placed at the eastern entrance of Wright Park - 71 2nd Avenue in Dodge City.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 4/11/2018 5:30:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMY37F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Four For All
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Long Description:
The metal marker below reads:

This marks the site of
an important watering
place for campers, stock
grazing, and Santa Fe
coaches along the Old
Santa Fe Trail.

Dodge City Chapter DAR 1980


This marker, created by the Daughters of the American Revolution, was originally placed at 2nd Avenue and Trail and is now placed at the eastern entrance of Wright Park. The marker is approximately 3 foot tall is made of red granite. The marker reads:

Santa Fe Trail
1822-1872
Marked by the
Daughters of the
American Revolution
and the
State of Kansas
1906


The SANTA FE MARKER, NW. corner 2nd Ave and Trail St., is a red granite boulder about three feet high, erected in 1906 by the D. A. R. and the State of Kansas. The inscribed bronze tablet bears the dates when the old Santa Fe Trail was in use, 1822 - 1872.

- Kansas: A Guide to the Sunflower State, 1939 -- pg. 183



Marker Name: Santa Fe Trail Marker

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
see long description


Marker Location: Ford

Year Marker Placed: 1/1/1980

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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