Canadian River Trails

Canadian River Trails (HM11Q1)

Location: Canadian, TX 79014 Hemphill County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 55.402', W 100° 22.613'

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Trade, exploration and hunting trails along the Canadian are older than recorded history—old when used 1541 by Spaniard Coronado hunting golden cities of Cibola. Route in 1840 for Josiah Gregg and 34 Missouri men with goods worth $25,000 headed for trade in Santa Fe. Used by 1849 parties escorted by U.S. Army Captain R.B. Marcy on way to California Gold Rush.

Hunters, cattlemen, settlers used Canadian River Trails in 1870's and 80's, as Panhandle was opened to civilization.

River's name, "Canadian," came from Spanish for "boxed-in."
HM NumberHM11Q1
Marker Number697
Year Placed1966
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 375781 N 3976324
Decimal Degrees35.92336667, -100.37688333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 55.402', W 100° 22.613'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 55' 24.12" N, 100° 22' 36.78" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 N 2nd St, Canadian TX 79014, US
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