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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17MW_a-remarkable-rocky-point_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
From 1821 until late in the 1800s Pawnee Rock was a noted landmark along the Santa Fe Trail. Thousands of wagons lumbered and creaked by here carrying goods to or from the great American Southwest. Many travelers recorded their impressions of this…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17MU_a-rallying-point-for-the-indians_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
No one actually knows how Pawnee Rock was named. Josiah Gregg, who had been over the Santa Fe Trail eight times beginning in 1831, wrote: the attention of the traveller is directed to the ?Pawnee Rock' so called, it is said, on account of a battle…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17MT_marking-the-rock_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
Pawnee Rock changed very little for ten thousand years. The hill was grass-covered with a fifty-foot-high face on the southeast side in front of you. Wind, water, and vegetation slowly eroded the stone. But Pawnee Rock has changed. The top of P…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17MS_along-came-the-line-of-wagons_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
Slowly along came the line of wagons, and the prairie breeze brought us, in sound, faint and far between, the driver's invocations to their mules.Matthew C. Field, journalist1839 From 1821 until the late 1860s the Santa Fe Trail ran about two h…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17LX_one-of-the-grandest-sights-ever-beheld_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
Standing here 175 years ago Santa Fe Trail travelers looked out over a sea of grass. About three miles to the south a line of timber marked the Arkansas River which meandered across the prairie. A few plum thickets dotted the landscape, and an occ…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17LV_one-of-the-grandest-sights-ever-beheld_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
Standing here 175 years ago Santa Fe Trail travelers looked out over a sea of grass. About three miles to the south a line of timber marked the Arkansas River which meandered across the prairie. A few plum thickets dotted the landscape, and an occ…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17LU_nehemiah-carson_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
PrivateCompany G 1st RegimentMissouri Mounted InfantryMexican War Pvt Carson died of some unknown illnessat this point on July 13, 1846and was buried on the following day
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17LT_william-becknell_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
Father of Santa Fe TrailPawnee Rock, Kansas150 Anniversary1821 1971
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17LR_santa-fe-trail_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
Pawnee Rock,situated on the routeof the Santa Fe Trail,frequently was usedas a camping groundand a lookout for protectionfrom the Indiansby the brave men and womenwho traveled over the trail
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17LP_santa-fe-trail_Pawnee-Rock-KS.html
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