"THE POST WET ROUTE"

     Beyond Fort Atkinson and The Caches, the Santa Fe Trail followed the north bank of the Arkansas River to the west. For the sake of rational convenience, this segment is called The Post Wet Route.

Site D-1 -- Interpretive Marker
Branch: The Post Wet Route
Designation: Point of Rocks
Location: From
Site C-34 Marker, return south .2 mile to U.S. 50/400 and right 2 miles to the marker on the right.
Physical Evidence: None [note: The tin cowboys placed on the top of this historic landmark have nothing to do with Santa Fe Trail History, 2004]
GPS at Marker: N37 45.881 -- W100 07.403
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Site D-2 -- Interpretive Marker
Branch: The Post Wet Route
Designation: Lower Crossing.
Location: From Site D-1 Marker, continue west on U.S. 50/400 3.1 miles to the marker on the right.
Physical Evidence: None
GPS at Marker: N37 46.897 -- W100 10.426
Historic Information, Maps, and Photos:

Site D-3 -- Interpretive Marker
Branch: The Post Wet Route
Designation: September 10, 1825 Campsite of the Santa Fe Trail Survey Team.
Location: From Site D-2 Marker, continue west on U.S. 50/400 1.4 miles to the marker on the right.
Physical Evidence: None
GPS at Marker: N37 47.340 -- W100 11.801
Historic Information, Maps, and Photos:

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