"INTERPRETIVE MARKER"
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Wet/Dry Routes Markers

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 Post-1859 Dry Route
Big Coon Creek Crossing Markers       Big Coon Creek Crossing Text

BIG COON CREEK CROSSING

Southwest of this point one fourth mile, the Santa Fe Trail's Dry Route crossed Coon Creek en route to the Caches just west of present Dodge City where is merged with the Wet Route. At a later date, the Dry Route merged with the Wet Route one mile east of Fort Dodge.

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