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Jedediah Smith

Address: From Ulysses, 8 miles south on K-25, and 3.5 straight south on Wagon Bed Springs Road. Follow the signs.
Ulysses, KS 67880
Telephone Number: 620.356.1854
Second Telephone Number: 620.356.3009

About this Exploration:

During one of his famous western explorations, Smith and his caravan of 74 men had no other option. After three days without water, Smith had heard of the oasis in the desert known as Lower Cimarron Springs and he knew the caravan couldn’t go on without it. If he and his companion, Tom Fitzpatrick, could find the Springs, the caravan could continue on to their destination of Santa Fe. 

Unfortunately, their only option turned out to be the deadly option. After separating from each other, Smith and Fitzpatrick were never seen again, and Smith’s fate was learned only after the caravan had successfully entered Santa Fe. Smith came upon a hunting party of Comanche Native Americans, and after both parties made their wishes known, a small battle ensued. Both the Comanche chief and Smith were killed in the Springs area.

Tours of the whole Springs area are available for individuals and groups by calling the above phone numbers.

contact info
Marieta Hauser
113B South Main
Ulysses, KS 67880
Phone: 620.356.4700
Fax: 620.424.2437
Lynda M Fort
1675 W Patterson Ave.
Ulysses, KS 67880
Phone: 620.356.2570
Fax: 620.356.5118
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