"Fort Atkinson, Kansas"
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Fort Atkinson Ford County Kansas

Fort Atkinson, Kansas on the Santa Fe Trail. This site is west of Dodge City, in Ford County, Kansas. The fort was established in 1850 along the Arkansas River. The marker is at the end of Kettle Way road on the site where Fort Atkinson once was located. According to an early drawing made by the owner of the land the marker is setting in the middle of the fort. The road, Kettle Way runs through the old fort location.

Fort Atkinson Ford County Kansas

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