Historic Trails

Historic Trails (HM1OZ5)

Location: Evanston, WY 82930 Uinta County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 9.477', W 110° 51.06'

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The Oregon and California Trails came into Uinta County from South Pass, whereas the Overland Trail came through Bridger Pass. In 1845, more than 3,000 emigrant were on the Oregon Trail seeking adventure, fortune or religious freedom.

The Mormon pioneers started out from Winter Quarters on the Missouri River on April 15, 1847. They left the Oregon Trail at Fort Bridger, Wyoming, and proceeded through Echo Canyon to Emigration Canyon into the Salt Lake Valley, arriving July 24, 1847.
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HM NumberHM1OZ5
Series This marker is part of the Mormon Pioneer Trail series
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Placed ByTimeless Tracks, Incorporated; City of Evanston, Wyoming; United States Forest Service; United States Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, National Scenic Byways Program; State of Wyoming, Department of Transportation; Interpretive Graphics; At Home Services
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 31st, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 512501 N 4556301
Decimal Degrees41.15795000, -110.85100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 9.477', W 110° 51.06'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 9' 28.62" N, 110° 51' 3.6" W
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Area Code(s)307, 435
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9866-9998 WY-150, Evanston WY 82930, US
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