Fort Nichols

Fort Nichols (HMQM3)

Location: Boise City, OK 73933 Cimarron County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 47.198', W 102° 48.307'

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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.
HM NumberHMQM3
Series This marker is part of the Santa Fe Trail series
Year Placed1963
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 11:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 695850 N 4073450
Decimal Degrees36.78663333, -102.80511667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 47.198', W 102° 48.307'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 47' 11.88" N, 102° 48' 18.42" W
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Area Code(s)580
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13301-13335 N0120 Rd, Boise City OK 73933, US
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