With their indepth research of the Santa Fe Trail, the Wet/Dry Routes Chapter felt some sites and trails needed more information. With this in mind the Chapter has placed in prominent locations along the Santa Fe Trail, "Interpretive Markers" to do just that. On these pages you will find a photo of the markers and the text placed on them.
The Wet Route
CAMPSITE OF THE U.S. SURVEY TEAM
SEPT. 9, 1825
South of this point near the Arkansas River the U.S. Survey Team camped on September 9, 1825. George Sibley's diary entry for that date described the terain of the campsite.
Proceeded up the river 12 Miles and 33 Chains and halted on the bank of a point where the Hills close in upon the River just at the mouth of a Ravine or small drain.
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