7 mi S.W.Established in May 1865, by Kit Carson, hero of Valverde and Brig. Gen., New Mexico Volunteers, to guard Santa Fe Trail and furnish escorts for caravans engaged in Santa Fe trade. Santa Fe Trail crossed this highway here and was first traveled by William Becknell's expedition from Missouri in 1823.
|Series||This marker is part of the Santa Fe Trail series|
|Placed By||Oklahoma Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 11:08pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13S E 695850 N 4073450|
|Decimal Degrees||36.78663333, -102.80511667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 47.198', W 102° 48.307'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 47' 11.88" N, 102° 48' 18.42" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 13301-13335 N0120 Rd, Boise City OK 73933, US|
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