Smoky Hill Trail by Thomas Lane Currey

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Published by H. F. Davis Memorial Library, Colby Community College in Colby, Kan .

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Statementpaintings, Thomas Lane Currey ; narrative, Betty Radcliffe Jackson.
SeriesWestern plains heritage publications ;, no. 3
ContributionsJackson, Betty Radcliffe.
LC ClassificationsND1839.C87 J33
The Physical Object
Pagination[40] p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4597616M
LC Control Number77360307

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The gold rush to Kansas Territory started in The Smoky Hill Trail began inand ran from Atchison, Kansas to Denver. Denver is fourteen miles.

The section of the Smoky Hill Trail which passes through our neighborhood, has become known as the Starvation Trail. This section of the trail proved to be the most difficult, due to a lack of water, yet the Plains Indians of the day, considered this region as prime hunting grounds.

Many Westward Traveler was attacked by the American Indians. The first Butterfield Overland Dispatch (BOD) coach left Atchison, Kansas on Monday, September 11th, and arrived in Denver on Monday, September 23rd, The trail covered miles. Each station is marked with a BOD marker and the notch on the top of the marker indicated the direction of the trail from that point.

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The Smoky Hill Trail was an American trail across the central Great Plains of North America in use from to Established in what was then Kansas Territory, it extended west from Atchison, Kansas on the Missouri River to Denver, spanning the length of what is today Kansas and the eastern portion of Colorado.

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Through the rolling grasslands of Kansas runs the Smoky Hill River, a rich source of opportunity for those bold enough to risk the dream-killing territory.

For Gabe, mountain-man and scout, the river means freedom and a chance to map unexplored territory with the Great Pathfinder, John Charles Fremont. The Big Timbers was a large grove of cottonwood trees on the the Smoky Hill River in the treeless sea of grass close to what is now the Kansas Colorado state lines.

This trail was the northern route to the gold fields in Colorado Mountains. It was a favorite camp site of the Indians. The 37th Smoky Hill River Festival has kicked off with a concert tonight followed by events all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We lived for six years in Salina, and every year, I was surprised and amazed by the wealth of art, crafts, music, and ous, delicious fair-style, food-truck food.

The names and location of Stations in the State of Colorado, are taken from the book, "The Smoky Hill Trail" by Margaret Long, M.D. The Mileage's that are in (***) are taken from the Survey Report as Listed.

Station Along The Butterfield Overland Dispatch - Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Leavenworth County. The Smoky Hill trail: following the old historic pioneer trails on the modern highways.

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The Smoky Hill Trail was prompted by the discovery of gold near Denver and the rush to the Rockies in It was the quickest route there. Salina was the westernmost post on the Smoky Hill Trail in The first real travel over the Smoky Hill Trail was in.

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Fremont, reached Bent's Fort, near the site of the present city of Las Animas on the Arkansas, on the return trip of his second great trans-continental exploration, agreably to his instructions he turned northeast to discover the head waters of the Kansas River and explore its course to its.

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Smoky Hill Trail Route The Kansas Heritage server would like to thank Morris W. Werner for contributing to this material from his book, "Pioneer Trails from U.S. Land Surveys. [U.S.G.S. Maps: Abilene, Russell, Hays and Ellis Sheets]. Some months, the donation from Smoky Hill Trail members is over 50 boxes.

Flag Retirement Ceremony. A fter collecting torn and battered flags throughout the year (every June), near Flag Day, the chapter organizes a flag retirement ceremony in conjunction with local scout troops.

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His family's home and land would be repossessed by the Denver Bank unless they made their next mortgage repayment. But there was no way the money could be found, unless by unlawful means.

His ne. Inthe Smoky Hill Trail Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution placed a marker at the triangle formed by the original intersection of Hilltop Road and Flintwood Road at Hilltop.

Inthe marker had to be relocated due to new road construction and it was placed at the current 20 Mile House site. Cooper Creek Trail – removed from miler list. GRSM opens certain Park roads and trails, effective 5/9/ Purchase books. Book Reviews By Elizabeth L.

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on the Republican-Big Sandy Divide, the route of the BUTTERFIELD STAGE Fifth yards east the TEXAS-MONTANA CATTLE TRAIL crossed the Smoky Hill Trail. Erected by the State Historical Society of Colorado. and the Scouts of the Smoky Hill Trail.

The book is compact and easily fits in a daypack for reference along the trail: also comes with a trail guide map of the Smokies. I like the book because maps are included of each trail showing elevation changes in the trail and a precise description of the trail outlining junctions with other trails, stream crossings, and historic features of /5(4).

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