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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 TrailsGreat Western Trail -- Pegleg Crossing on the San Saba, SH 29, Menard Co. TX

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The Great Western Trail used the Pegleg Crossing on the San Saba as part of the cattle route north to Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Great Western Trail -- Legion Park, Menard TX

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This Great Western Trail marker and an explanatory historical monument is located at Legion park in downtown Menard

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Great Western Trail -- US 83 former rest area, Menard TX

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This Great Western Trail marker and explanatory sign along US 83 just outside the Menard city limit

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsYork/Kingston Road - Kingston, Ontario

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Located on Highway 2 (Princess Street) just east of Catarqui Woods Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/5/2017

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsFort Griffin - Fort Mason Road -- Brady TX

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This memorial, erected at a well-known watering spot along the Fort Griffin – Fort Mason military Road, preserves some bloody history from frontier Texas days

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: 12/18/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCalifornia Trail marker C-39

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California Trail Marker in Carlin Canyon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: 9/24/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCalifornia Trail marker C-38

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California Trail Marker near The California Trail Interpretive Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: 9/24/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsChisholm Trail -- NB I-35 Bell County Safety Rest Area, Salado TX

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Salado was a well-known stop along the Chisholm Trail, a well used cattle drive route north from Texas to Kansas rail heads

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/2/2016

last visited: 11/25/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsM. M. Long's Stage Line -- Austin TX

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A historic marker in downtown Austin recalls a pre-Civil War stage line that served Central Texas from 1856-1877

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield's Overland Dispatch - Atchison, Ks.

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This highly polished black granite marker is located at the northwest corner of Veterans' Memorial Park - Commercial Street and River Road in Atchison, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/3/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsAthabasca Landing Trail - Lamoureaux, Alberta

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The Athabasca Landing Trail was the first route to be used by fur traders and settlers in Central Alberta. The trail was 100 miles in distance and linked the North Saskatchewan and Mackenzie River systems, thus the nickname "The 100 Mile Portage".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCharlie's Ruts of the Santa Fe Trail - Lakin, KS

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Santa Fe Trail through Kearney County, KS. #417

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/13/2016

last visited: 6/30/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsEl Camino Real - Anthony, NM

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There are 4 "El Camino Real" roads: 1 through Florida to the north near Baltimore; 2, from New Orleans to St. Louis; 3: Mexico City to Taos, NM; and 4 Mexico through California to Sam Francisco. And many spurs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/10/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Trail - near Anthony, NM

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This is really the Butterfield Stage Line and Overland Mail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/7/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Stage Line - John I. Smith's Spring Water Station - near Osa, MO

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Land owner was pleasant and typical of rural farmers. It was OK to walk the land, but he would cuss me if my photos brought a "bunch of fools out here." This is called "Wise Spring"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/31/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsWilderness Road/Boone Trace Crossing-London, KY

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Located on the grounds of the Laurel County Courthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/25/2016

last visited: 5/21/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Stage Line - The Beginning - Tipton, MO

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Contract to move the mail issued on March 3, 1857 - roue started September 1858. Mail started on the MoPac Railroad to Tipton, then te stage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsEND -- of the Old Spanish Trail, El Pueblo de los Angeles CA

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This plaque marks the end of the Old Spanish Trail, a major trade and settler route through New Spain from 1829 - 1848.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: 3/11/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsJuan De Anza Trail -- Mission San Gabriel the Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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Sapnish explorer Juan de Anza blazed a trail into California from the Spanish fort at Tubac, later leading parties of settlers along this route into California, establishing settlements all the way to Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/5/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Stage Line ~ Yoast Station - S. of Elkton, MO

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Relay station in 1858, moved in 1859-1861 about a 1/4 mile west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/5/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Stage and Overland Mail - Elkton, MO

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This "town" grew around the stage station

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Overland Stage - Quincy, MO

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The stage station sat next to Baldwin's Wagon yard

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/31/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOld Corn Trail -- Comanche TX

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The Old Corn Trail is the first Army wagon road surveyed and opened in this part of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/30/2016

last visited: 1/16/2017

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Wagon Roads and TrailsJosiah Gregg - Author and Merchant on the Santa Fe Trail - New Franklin, MO

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He was a merchant, explorer, naturalist, and author of Commerce of the Prairies about the American Southwest and Northern Mexico regions. He reportedly died of a fall from his mount due to starvation near Clear Lake, California, on 25 February 1850.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsWilliam Becknell - First Trip on the Trail - New Franklin, MO

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A Warrior, Trader, Explorer, Judge, Legislator, Ranger, Farmer and Rancher.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/23/2016

last visited: never

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