"THE POST-1859 DRY ROUTE"

Site F-22

Little Coon Creek Crossing Marker

BRANCH: The Post-1859 Dry Route
DESIGNATION: Little Coon Creek Crossing
LOCATION: From the Site F-21 Marker, continue west .3 mile, left 1 mile, right 2 miles, and left .5 mile to the marker on the right.
GPS AT MARKER: N37 46.245 -- W99 45.630
GPS AT THE CROSSING: N37 46.156 -- W99 45.874
GPS FOR THE CROSSING FROM NEAREST COUNTY ROAD: N37 46.156 W99 45.630
TOPOGRAPHICAL EVIDENCE: Coon Creek
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE: Multiple ruts are found 105 yards to the right of the marker. The ruts curl southwest to cross the creek at two separate points.
USGS AERIAL PHOTO:
Little Coon Creek Crossing
MODERN DAY MAP: Santa Fe Trail Map Ford County, Kansas
TOPOGRAPHIC MAP: Topographic Map
HISTORIC DESCRIPTION: Little Coon Creek Crossing of The Post-1859 Dry Route and a campsite on the stage company's route.
DISTANCE: From Arroyo Blanco (Site F-21), 4 miles. Sanderson.
COMMENTS: Historically known as Little Coon Creek, this stream is a part of the main channel of what is today labeled Big Coon Creek.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SE 1/4, Section 19, T-26-S, R-22-W, Ford County, Kansas.

Little Coon Creek Crossing Plaque

Township 26 South of Range 22 West, Ford County, Kansas Township 26 South of Range 22 West, Ford County, Kansas

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