Point of Rocks Landmark Area: Along the Cimarron River

Elkhart Kansas

Publication: Santa Fe Trail Research Site

Date of Publication: 2023

PDF File: Point-of-Rocks-Area-Along-the-Cimarron-River.pdf

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The text details the history of the Point of Rocks landmark as a trail marker and Middles Springs as a source of water for the wagon trains and pioneer travelers headed west. It is mentioned in the narrative about previous archaeology investigations which were done that held evidence of a connection with Coronado. Several photographs are included.