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2 edition of old Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River found in the catalog.

old Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River

Dean Earl Wood

old Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River

documentary proof of the history and route of the old Santa Fe Trail.

by Dean Earl Wood

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Published by Printed by E.L. Mendenhall in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Santa Fe Trail.,
  • Kansas City (Mo.) -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF786 .W84
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14284087M
    LC Control Number51008248

    On this creek camping is good for water, wood and grass. The affidavit, in its entirety, follows: Sworn affidavit of Capt. The soil of the prairie is dark and rich and the grass luxuriant and fine. He made the find in a box canyon within sight of Magdalena Mountain.

    The water and grass are good. The spring is constant, but the creek is sometimes dry until you ascend it ten or twelve miles, where it will be found running. After crossing Cow creek the beaten road, which hitherto has been plain, will probably be seen no more as a guide. This mountain, especially on the east side, is more timbered than the other but not so bad to cross.

    Union forces included Colorado and New Mexico volunteers. Keep out from the river or there will be sand to pass. The trail followed the valley along the north side of the mesa for 25 miles and then crossed Glorieta Pass to reach Santa Fe. A mill was established here in the s and used until He was unpopular with many of the parishioners of Trinidad because of his scandalous lifestyle of gambling and unethical business deals.


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Old Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River book

Here is a small stream, which flows with increased size into the valley of Taos. Check it out!! When word reached Madam Barcelo of the fate of her gold coins she sent a party of close friends with the map to recover the treasure.

The graves of some of those killed during the attack still mark the site today. The mill was a major attraction for many traders who otherwise would have bypassed the town since the main trail was about 6 miles from Mora and went directly to Las Vegas.

Johnson inthis ranch was a trading ranch and stage station on the Santa Fe Trail. After leaving the river the road leads southward, leaving the two cottonwood trees on the right, which stand perhaps a mile from the river. Noss discovered a cave that led down into a shaft which opened into an immense chamber piled with gold bars "stacked like cordwood" and weighing from forty to seventy pounds each.

A small bridge in Apache Canyon the remains of which may be seen today was constructed by soldiers in the s, and it figured in the Battle of Apache Canyon.

The trail entered Marion county at the east side of section ,a mile and a quarter south of the northeast corner of the county.

It was the landmark around which the town of Raton developed. Missouri-born future president Harry S. Kearny's Army of the West marched unopposed through this pass in on its way to Santa Fe. Leonard V. He told the story to lawmen and drew a rough map to the treasure site and, two days later, died from his exposure.

One of the town's earliest buildings, once serving as an Opera House, continues to stand today, Kathy Weiser, April, As Truman drove the road with the Kansas City Star reporter, he continued, "Here to the right is the winding, heavily wooded basin of the Blue River, and we have already planned to make a park of it all through the whole seven miles of its length.

Ceran St. On sectionabout five miles south of the present city of McPherson, is a place on Dry Turkey creek once called Sora Kansas creek where the United States commissioners, while surveying the trail, met the chiefs of the Kansa Indians in council on the 16th day of August, Mora is a predominantly Hispanic town that was indirectly connected to the Santa Fe Trail by a trail segment that linked Watrous west to Mora and then south to Las Vegas.

The site is open from sunrise to sunset.8 May Fort Leavenworth, first known as Cantonment Leavenworth, was established by Col.

The Village of Arrow Rock, A National Historic Landmark

Henry Leavenworth on the Missouri River's right bank of Salt Creek as an army post to protect the western frontier and travelers on the Santa Fe Trail. Sublette's pack-train, en route West by way of Independence, Missouri for the first time. Old Spanish Trail Santa Fe to Pueblo de los Angelos.

More Coming Soon! Santa Fe Trail The Santa Fe Trail was a significant historical and economical important commercial route from toextended from the westernmost settlements of the United States in Missouri across the plains Indian country to the New Mexican capital of Santa Fe.

The. Once you penetrate Santa Fe’s Paseo de Peralta, the historic ring road encircling the 17th-century city center, leave your car at one of the many parking lots or garages and see Santa Fe on foot.

Another downtown street, Old Pecos Trail, carried Route 66 for its first dozen years before Santa Fe was bypassed in favor of Albuquerque in TRAVELERS SEEKING "utopia" in California over the last years via horses, wagons, locomotives, cars, planes, bikes, or hikes, have seen the monuments and shared the memories of routes along the 35th parallel in this book's account of the Rose-Baley wagon train that bravely forged parts of the Santa Fe Trail and portions of roads that were to become the first federally funded highway.

Santa Fe Trail

Missouri is rich in history and culture. American Indian warriors, such as the Osage and Missouri, and famous pioneers, such as Lewis and Clark, were drawn to the vast waterways of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers and the abundant land and wildlife.

In the first half of the s, Missouri’s history was rich with the Santa Fe, Oregon and California Trails threading through Kansas City and. The Santa Fe Trail, by William E. Brown. U.S. Map with Trail. The watercolor featuring this Santa Fe Trail map was created by Doug Holdred.

It was 1 of 13 paintings he created in for a commemorative calendar honoring the th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail, and funded by the First National Bank of Trinidad, CO.