Franklin (HMTQU)

Location: New Franklin, MO 65274 Howard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 1.032', W 92° 44.185'

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"Cradle of the Santa Fe Trail"

— 1821 —

This Trail
One of the Great Highways of the World
Stretched nearly one thousand miles from
Franklin, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico
"From Civilization to Sundown"

[Relief Caption]
Captain William Becknell of Franklin
"Father of the Santa Fe Trail"
With four companions, led the first organized
trade expedition to Santa Fe, September 1st, 1821
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Santa Fe Trail series.
Year Placed1909
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 522818 N 4318718
Decimal Degrees39.01720000, -92.73641667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.032', W 92° 44.185'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 1.92" N, 92° 44' 11.10" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)660, 573
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 114-198 E Broadway, New Franklin MO 65274, US
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