"THE FORT HAYS/FORT DODGE ROAD"

Site I-25

Sawlog Creek Crossing Marker

BRANCH: The Fort Hays/Fort Dodge Road
DESIGNATION: Sawlog Creek Crossing
LOCATION: From the Site I-24 Marker, the marker is located southwest 880 yards.
GPS AT MARKER: N37 54.400 -- W99 52.537
GPS FROM NEAREST COUNTY ROAD: N37 54.799 -- W99 52.537
TOPOGRAPHICAL EVIDENCE: Sawlog Creek
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE: Dugout remains are located on the south bank of the creek. Cutdowns are located on both sides of the stream.
USGS AERIAL PHOTO:
Sawlog Creek Crossing
MODERN DAY MAP: Santa Fe Trail Map Ford County, Kansas
TOPOGRAPHIC MAP: Topographic Map
HISTORIC DESCRIPTION: Crossing of The Fort Hays/Fort Dodge Road and the site of a trading ranch owned by a man named Boyd in 1868. Perhaps, the above mentioned dougout was occupied by the ranch
DISTANCE: From Buckner Creek crossing (Site I-17), 13 miles
COMMENTS: Travel between Sites I-24 and I-25 is through pastureland, no public road. View this 4 miles ruts from (Site I-24) USGS Aerial Photos.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SW 1/4, Section 5, T-25-S, R-23-W, Ford County, Kansas

Sawlog Creek Crossing Plaque

Township 25 South of Range 23 West, Ford County, Kansas Township 25 South of Range 23 West, Ford County, Kansas

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