"THE WET ROUTE"

Site C-27 - Interpretive Marker Text

Small Drain Marker on The Wet Route of the Santa Fe Trail

BRANCH: The Wet Route
DESIGNATION: Small Drain
LOCATION: From the Site C-26 Marker, return to U.S. 400 and continue west 2.2 miles to the marker on the left.
GPS AT MARKER: N37 41.133 -- W99 48.104
TOPOGRAPHICAL EVIDENCE: A drainage, the source of the site's name, is located in the bluff northwest of the marker on the opposite side of the highway.
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE: None
USGS AERIAL PHOTO: Small Drain
MODERN DAY MAP: Santa Fe Trail Map Ford County, Kansas
TOPOGRAPHIC MAP: Topographic Map
HISTORIC DESCRIPTION: Campsite on Folsom's table of distances.
DISTANCE: From Little Pond (Site C-15), 20 miles. Folsom.
COMMENTS: The campsite would have been south of the marker closer to the Arkansas River.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: NE 1/4, Section 23, T-27-S, R-23-W, Ford County, Kansas.

Small Drain Plaque

Township 27 South of Range 23 West, Ford County, Kansas Township 27 South of Range 23 West, Ford County, Kansas

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