Mud Creek Ford Historical Marker

Mud Creek Ford Historical Marker (HM1NQU)

Location: Abilene, KS 67410 Dickinson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 54.9327', W 97° 13.3415'

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Overland Trail
over which were driven between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains the stage coaches and freight wagons of the Overland and Butterfield Lines, this
Great Plains Highway
was a thoroughfare for emigrant trains, gold seekers, adventurers and military forces.
Mud Creek Ford
where the Overland Trail, with its multitude of travelers by wagon and horseback, crossed the stream.

Abilene Chapter Daughters of The American Revolution 1937
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Year Placed1937
Placed ByAbilene Chapter Daughters of The American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 at 4:47pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] TIM SHEEHAN  
Locationbig map
Directions InformationMounted on the Mud Creek Bridge, on the right hand side, just before you cross the bridge while going west on NW 1st Street.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 654117 N 4308906
Decimal Degrees38.91554500, -97.22235800
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.9327', W 97° 13.3415'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 55.9620" N, 97° 13' 20.4888" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)785
Can be seen from road?Yes
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near W 1st St, Abilene KS 67410, US
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