After fording the South Platte the emigrants face a steep climb up a large hill that became known as California Hill. During their passage, the wheels of thousands of wagons left deep ruts that can still be seen today.
|Series||This marker is part of the Oregon Trail series|
|Placed By||Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:05pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14T E 271649 N 4556249|
|Decimal Degrees||41.12545000, -101.72020000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 7.527', W 101° 43.212'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 7' 31.62" N, 101° 43' 12.72" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100-198 W 2nd St, Ogallala NE 69153, US|
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