Fort Atkinson Marker and Storyboard

Bill Bunyan
Special to the Globe
The Fort Atkinson limestone marker, plaque and storyboard is located on the west edge of Dodge City at the end of Kettle Way Street.

For the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail the Dodge City/Fort Dodge/Cimarron chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association is spotlighting sites along the trail in Ford and Gray counties.

This week we are highlighting the limestone marker, plaque, and storyboard about Fort Atkinson which is located on the west edge of Dodge City at the end of Kettle Way Street.

Visit the websites www.santafetrail.org and www.santafetrail200.org for information about the trail.

Also information about the Santa Fe Trail can be found on Facebook. For local information, contact Bill Bunyan in Dodge City at 620-227-8203 and Deb Calhoun in Cimarron at 620-339-9616.