Site C-29 - Interpretive Marker Text
BRANCH: The Wet Route
DESIGNATION: Junction of The Wet with Dry Route.
LOCATION: From the Site C-28 Marker continue west on U.S. 400 5.3 miles to the marker on the right.
GPS AT MARKER: N37 43.618 -- W99 55.191
GPS AT THE RUTS: N37 43.764 W99 -- 54.989
GPS FOR RUTS FROM U.S. 400: N37 43.257 -- W99 54.989
TOPOGRAPHICAL EVIDENCE: None
PHYSICAL EVIDENCE: Multiple ruts are in evidence proceeding down the hillside 1/8 mile northeast of the marker.
USGS AERIAL PHOTO: Junction of The Wet with Dry Route
MODERN DAY MAP: Santa Fe Trail Map Ford County, Kansas
TOPOGRAPHIC MAP: Topographic Map
HISTORIC DESCRIPTION: At this point, The Wet and Dry Routes merged. However, in an earlier period, The Wet and Dry Routes merged 10 miles further west at The Caches (Site C-34).
DISTANCE: From Jackson's Island (Site C-28), 5.1 miles, Marcy.
COMMENTS: This location is also (Site F-24).
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SW 1/4, Section 2, T-27-S, R-24-W, Ford County, Kansas.
Township 27 South of Range 24 West, Ford County, Kansas
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