Site G-3 - Interpretive Marker Text
BRANCH: The Fort Larned Military Road
DESIGNATION: Junction of The Fort Larned Military Road with The Wet Route.
LOCATION: From the Site G-2 Marker, return east 300 yards to U.S. 56, and right .6 mile to the marker on the right.
GPS AT MARKER: N38 03.571 -- W99 15.672
TOPOGRAPHICAL EVIDENCE: None
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE: Multiple ruts approach the marker from the northeast.
USGS AERIAL PHOTO: Junction Fort Larned Military Road with Wet Route
MODERN DAY MAP: Santa Fe Trail Map Pawnee County, Kansas
TOPOGRAPHIC MAP: Topographic Map
HISTORIC DESCRIPTION: At this location, The Fort Larned Military Road merged with The Wet Route.
COMMENTS: At this point, U.S. 56 approximates The Wet Route.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SE 1/4, Section 11, T-23-S, R-18-W, Pawnee County, Kansas.
Township 23 South of Range 18 West, Pawnee County, Kansas
Fort Larned Military Road
adapted from the 1872 Campaign Map State of Kansas
prepared by 1st Lt. E. H. Ruffner.
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