Fort Smith-Sante Fe Trail

Fort Smith-Sante Fe Trail (HM16BQ)

Location: Amarillo, TX 79108 Potter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 20.652', W 101° 38.754'

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Gregg Route, 1840

Southwest of this marker are dim traces of overland trail to connect river ports of Fort Smith and Van Buren, Ark. with Santa Fe, a trade and travel center since 1609. This road was pioneered by Josiah Gregg, a Santa Fe trader who first passed this point on March 15, 1840. Many goldseekers later used his route—from the summer of 1849, when worldwide "fever" drew them to California. The Gregg Route, in the days before barbed wire, regularly was traveled by military parties, hunters, and traders.
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HM NumberHM16BQ
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Marker Number2018
Year Placed1964
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 259544 N 3914427
Decimal Degrees35.34420000, -101.64590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 20.652', W 101° 38.754'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 20' 39.12" N, 101° 38' 45.24" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 Unnamed Road, Amarillo TX 79108, US
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