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CACHE CACHE

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Hidden : 3/25/2002
In Kansas, United States
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: virtual (virtual)

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Geocache Description:

CACHE CACHE

Dodge City, KS


This Cache is a Historical Marker
you can park close


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The Caches was a noted landmark and rest stop on the Santa Fe trail. Numerous trail travelers commented on these famous pits dug in 1822 by a trading party led by James Baird and Samuel Chambers. Baird and Chambers set out from Missouri late in 1822 when a blizzard stranded their pack train near this site for three months. They lost most of their pack animals and in the early spring of 1923, they dug pits to cache their goods and proceeded to Taos, New Mexico, to purchase mules. On their return trip to dig up the goods, a war party of Pawnees attacked the men. However, they accomplished their mission and returned to Taos. The pits remained open and became a landmark on the trail for many years, although no evidence of them remain today.

This information is from the Dodge City-Santa Fe Trail-Fort Dodge Self-Guided Tour Brochure available from the

Dodge City Convention & Visitors Bureau
PO Box 1474/400 W Wyatt Earp Blvd.
Dodge City, KS 67801
1800OLDWEST

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Last Updated: on 9/10/2017 6:33:20 PM Pacific Daylight Time (1:33 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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