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There is no enduring memory of the history that happened here. There was no one left behind to remember it.
From faded pages of tattered diaries or survivors several generations removed, we assign the early dwellers here to their proper place i…
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.
Robidoux Pass was named for Joseph Robidoux III of St. Joseph, Missouri, who established a trading post and blacksmith shop here in 1849, just in time to witness the beginning of the great California gold rush.
This pass is an integral part of …
In 1849 Joseph Rogidoux III of St. Joseph, Missouri, licensed in the Indian trade, ordered removal of his outfit from the vicinity of Fort Laramie to this strategic pass over Scotts Bluff, where there was ample wood and water. Evidence from severa…
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State of Nebraska
N. 57º 40'
W. 2086 ft
In memory ofRebecca Burdickwife ofHiram Winters.She died a faithfulLatter Day Saint,Aug. 15, 1852,Aged 50 Yrs.While making that memorable journey acrossthe plains with her people to find a new homein the far distant Salt Lake Valley, she gave herl…
This huge bluff towering above the prairie floor was named me-a-pa-te, "hill that is hard to go around." It was a familiar site to all emigrant travelers heading to the California, Oregon, and Utah Territories. According to legend, in 18…
The trail on your right gradually descends the steep slopes of Scotts Bluff to Scotts Spring and the Visitor Center. Eroding layers of sandstone, siltstone, and volcanic ash are exposed along the way, and you'll see some intriguing geologic featur…
You are now standing on the summit of Scotts Bluff, but each year a little more of it erodes away. In 1933 the top of the metal survey post in front of you was level with the rock surface. In just a few decades, a considerable volume of sandstone …
The bluff you are standing on and the ones adjacent to it are known collectively as Scotts Bluff. Like the famous Chimney Rock to the east, Scotts Bluff is an outlier formation of the Wildcat Hills, visible along the horizon to your right.Twenty m…