Pioneering the Trail

Virtual Kansas




Last Surveyed Crossing

LAST SURVEYED CROSSING - ˝ mile north of Cimarron Rd on 27 Ave, Canton The 1858 surveyor’s map of Spring Valley Township shows the Cherokee Trail entering the township, but four miles northwest into the township the marking of the trail on the map abruptly ends. The surveyed maps do not show the Cherokee Trail again until it joins the Santa Fe Trail in Empire Township about seven miles further northwest.