Sapling Grove along the Santa Fe Trail lives in history as the first "camp of commerce." These exhibits in Overland Park, Kansas tell the tales of emigrants, Indians, missionaries, traders, trappers, and federal troops that passed by and utilized Sapling Grove campground.
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Wood, Water, Grass
Traders and Trappers
Emigrants and Missionaries
Did You Know?
The Santa Fe National Historic Trail is one of 19 national historic trails in the National Trails System, which also contains national scenic and recreational trails.