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This is a waymark to document all of the wagon roads & trails used by Native Americans, emigrants, merchants, U.S. Government, and stagecoaches in the expansion of the United States & Canada.
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Wagon Roads and TrailsRoute of Marcy Trail - Hemphill County, TX

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Two different routes carry this name. The one also called California trail and the other through the Texas Panhandle, which is this one

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCanadian River Trails - Canadian, TX

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Many trail actually, as times passed, one on top of the other.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsGreat Spanish Road - Potter County, TX

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Sometimes called Old San Antonio Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsNoble Emigrant Trail - Lassen County, CA

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This official California Historical Marker notes the passage of the Noble Emigrant Trail through this point in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 9/19/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsDaniel Boone Trail Marker 2 ~ Duffield, Virginia.

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A Daniel Boone Trail marker near Spurlock branch in Duffield, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Overland Trail - Overland, MO

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There is a lot of confusion about this name. The mail contracts issued by the Post Office Department were called "Overland Mail", Overland trail in MO & OR, and stage coach lines using it in their name all create confusion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Overland Stage Route Through Missouri

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Contract to move the mail issued on March 3, 1857 - roue started September 1858. This will mark the Missouri Stations of the route. Location of this waymark is the original easten terminus: Tipton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/24/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsKearney Trail - San Diego, CA

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This tablet marks the end of the Kearney Trail that was used in the 1840's in Old Town San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: 5/15/2011

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Wagon Roads and TrailsJones and Plummer Trail - Booker, TX

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Originally Booker was the SW terminus of the trail. Started as means to move buffalo hide, became supply road, then cattle trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Marcy Trail - near Borger, TX

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In 1849 he forged a route from Fort Smith, Texas to Sante Fe, New Mexico territory which would become known as the Marcy Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsFort Smith - Santa Fe Trail - Borger, TX

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The Southern Route and the Gila River was the earliest path followed by European explorers and settlers bound for California. Yet, in spite of its primacy, the Southern Route is one of the lesser-studied travel corridors to the New West

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsKosloski's Historic Stagecoach Stop & Trading Post - Pecos, New Mexico.

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Historic Stagecoach Stop and Trading Post - It was important stop on the Santa Fe Trail. One of America's first great trade routes, the Santa Fe Trail was critical to the United States Westward expansion, until the Santa Fe Railroad opened in 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSanta Fe Trail - Tabo - Ray County, MO

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Near Tabo Creek, was a ferry near by to aid the travelers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsEmigrant Trail--Truckee River Route - Reno, NV

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The last place you'd expect to find an emigrant trail historical marker, but here it is, residing next to the Reno Convention Center along E Peckham Lane in Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Madonna of the Trail Monument - Council Grove KS

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This Wagon Roads and Trail Monument is one of 12 original Madonna of the Trail statues located in a small park on E Main St (Hwy 56) at N Union St (Hwy 177) in Council Grove, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 3/12/2011

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Wagon Roads and TrailsBoone's Lick Road - Millersburg, MO

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Last town in Callaway County heading west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsBoone's Lick Road - Boone Bounty, MO

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The "Boone's Lick Road, first a trail, then a trace, then a road, started by the Boone Boys (Daniel's sons) to transport salt from Franklin County to St. Charles County and a profitable business, later adapted to stagecoach travel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/4/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Goshen Road - Hamilton County, IL

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Main route of travel after 1808. About halfway along the route of the historic road is this marker pointing out where it crossed a current state hwy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/24/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsTrail Park, Baldwin City, Ks.

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This small metal sign is located in Trail Park - North 6th Street and North 400 Road in Baldwin City, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/22/2014

last visited: 4/20/2014

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon Trail, Dorian Monument - Nampa, Idaho

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A marker in memory of a woman who traveled with the Hunt-Astor party through this area and helped pave the way for the Oregon Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phydux

location: Idaho

date approved: 4/17/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Oregon Trail - Farewell Bend, Oregon

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Informational sign at Farewell Bend State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phydux

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/16/2014

last visited: 5/10/2014

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Wagon Roads and TrailsTerminus of the Iron Road - Hermann, MO

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Marker on the shore in Hermann about when the steamboat loading dock was located

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/11/2014

last visited: 3/22/2009

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCanadian River Wagon Bridge -- Canadian TX

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Spanish explorers, wagon trail traders, and others crossed over the Canadian river near here. Today an old iron wagon bridge over the Canadian River has been converted into a pedestrian bridge as part of a historic park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: 12/28/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsDaniel Boone Trail Marker #8 ~ Kingsport, Tn.

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Location of the 8th Daniel Boone Trail Marker placed by the Tennessee Daughters of the American Revolution in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/28/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSiskiyou Mountain Wagon Road - Jackson County, OR

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This former wagon road was located along what is now Hwy 273 (Old Siskiyou 99 Hwy) in Jackson County, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/15/2014

last visited: never

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