BRANCH: The Post-1859 Dry Route
DESIGNATION: Larned Cemetery Ruts
LOCATION: From the Site F-3 Marker return to the road and continue south .6 mile to K-156, right 1 mile, and left .5 mile to the marker on the right.
GPS AT MARKER: N38 10.908 -- W99 07.925
TOPOGRAPHICAL EVIDENCE: None
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE: Multiple ruts bisect the fenceline of the cemetery north of the marker.
USGS AERIAL PHOTO: Larned Cemetery Ruts
MODERN DAY MAP: Santa Fe Trail Map Pawnee County, Kansas
TOPOGRAPHIC MAP: Topographic Map
HISTORIC DESCRIPTION: None
COMMENTS: The original township survey map shows the Santa Fe Trail running just north of the ruts. An alternate route looped to the south of this location according to the original township survey map. Notice another road departing the military reservation to the northeast This route, used by the army, has no relation to the Santa Fe Trail.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: NE 1/4, Section 36, T-21-S, R-17-W, Pawnee County, Kansas.
Township 21 South of Range 17 West, Pawnee County, Kansas
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