"THE WET ROUTE"

Site C-24

Riegel Ruts Marker

BRANCH: The Wet Route
DESIGNATION: Riegel Ruts
LOCATION: From the Site C-23 Marker, return to the road and continue west 1.2 miles to the marker on the right.
GPS AT MARKER: N37 39.716 -- W99 43.379
GPS AT THE RUTS: N37 39.821 -- W99 43.379
TOPOGRAPHICAL EVIDENCE: None
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE: North of the marker 200 yards multiple ruts run for a full half mile to the east.
USGS AERIAL PHOTO:
Riegel Ruts
MODERN DAY MAP: Santa Fe Trail Map Ford County, Kansas
TOPOGRAPHIC MAP: Topographic Map
HISTORIC DESCRIPTION: None
DISTANCE: NA
COMMENTS: In this area, the Santa FeTrail which left the river bottom southeast of (Site C-22) took a northwesterly orientation to gain the advantage of a dry ridge away from the river bottom and the rough country so evident just south of the marker.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SW 1/4, Section 27, T-27-S, R-22-W, Ford County, Kansas.

Riegel Ruts Plaque

Township 27 South of Range 22 West, Ford County, Kansas Township 27 South of Range 22 West, Ford County, Kansas

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