Ten exhibits were originally designed for Council Grove in the late 1990s. Over time, the exhibits lost their luster and were redesigned and replaced in 2013. Click here to view all ten exhibits (2.8 MB, pdf, large file).
Did You Know?
Missourian William Becknell was successfull in reaching Santa Fe for trade after the Mexican Revolution of 1821. Prior to that time, Spain had vigorously protected the borders of its New Mexico colony. Becknell is considered the "father" of the historic Santa Fe Trail.