Site I-30 -- Interpretive Marker Text
BRANCH: The Fort Hays/Fort Dodge Road
DESIGNATION: Junction of The Fort Hays/Fort Dodge Road and the Santa Fe Trail (Fort Dodge, Kansas).
LOCATION: From the Site I-29 Marker, continue south .1 mile and right 33 yards to the marker on the left.
GPS AT MARKER: N37 43.976 -- W99 56.143
TOPOGRAPHICAL EVIDENCE: None
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE: None
USGS AERIAL PHOTO: Junction of The Fort Hays/Fort Dodge Road
MODERN DAY MAP: Santa Fe Trail Map Ford County, Kansas
TOPOGRAPHIC MAP: Topographic Map
HISTORIC DESCRIPTION: Fort Dodge was established as an U.S. Army post in April, 1865. There, The Fort Hays/Fort Dodge Road merged with the established route of the Santa Fe Trail.
DISTANCE: From Sawlog Creek crossing (Site I-25), 12 miles, Davidson.
COMMENTS: This location is also (Site C-30) on the Wet Route.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: NW 1/4, Section 3, T-27-S, R-24-W, Ford County, Kansas.
Fort Dodge, Kansas Sutler's Store Scene
Township 27 South of Range 24 West, Ford County, Kansas
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