Robedeau Trading Post Historical

Robedeau Trading Post Historical (HM1VEX)

Location: Gering, NE 69341 Scotts Bluff County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 48.159', W 103° 49.639'

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Inscription
Site of Roubedeaux blacksmith shop and trading post on original Oregon Trail.

Father DeSmet rested here in 1840 and again in 1851 when he baptized Roubedeaux's half-breed children.
Stansbury, government explorer visited here in 1849 and 1852.

A few rods to the north west are five unknown graves and a few rods farther west and a little south of them is the grave of John Dunn, mentioned in field notes of original government survey.
Details
HM NumberHM1VEX
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceMonument
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Year Placed1930
Placed ByKatahdin Chapter D.A.R
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] JEFF BARNES  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 597419 N 4628529
Decimal Degrees41.80265000, -103.82731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 48.159', W 103° 49.639'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 48' 9.5400" N, 103° 49' 38.3400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)308
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Roubadeau Pass Rd, Gering NE 69341, US
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