Historical Marker Series

Oregon Trail

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In 1909 Nebraska State Surveyor Robert Harvey surveyed the Fort Mitchell site documenting the location of the fort for the Nebraska State Historical Society. Mr. Harvey's site sketch is partially shown to the right. The granite Oregon Trail marker was pla…
To all Pioneers who passed this way to win and hold the West Trail crossed one mile South
3/4 mile east from this point Cold Springs was a popular camping ground on the Overland Trail to California, Oregon, Utah and other points in the far west. It was a stage station along the Overland Stage Route 1854-1862 and also a Pony Express relay st…
Oregon Trail Marked by the State of Wyoming 1914
Entered Wyoming at this point 1841 Main trail 3 miles South
Platted and established by the Lincoln Land Company of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, Guernsey garners its name from Charles A. Guernsey, noted legislator, rancher, and investor in early Wyoming. The historic Guernsey area encompasses a ke…
Three panels are located at the Register Cliff State Historic Site kiosk. Register Cliff State Historic Site West of Register Cliff the landscape changes, presenting new challenges for the emigrants. Limited water and rugged terrain made travel m…
The historic Oregon Trail descends from the benchlands across the valley to the river bottom below. Brigham Young's 1847 Company of Mormon Pioneers crossed the south side of the North Platte River near Fort Laramie to follow the Oregon Trail past this point…
Two monuments, one erected in 1932 and the other a modern replacement, are located in the Guernsey city park. To All Pioneers Who Passed This Way To Win and Hold the West Trail Ruts and Register Cliff One Mile South
This boulder marks the Nebraska City Cut-Off of the Oregon Trail
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