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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 TrailsThe Great Comanche War Trail -- Persimmon Gap Visitor Center, Big Bend NP TX

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The Great Comanche War Trail passed through what is now known as Persimmon Gap at Big Bend National Park in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsJackson's Military Road - Lawrenceburg, TN

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Major road built by Andrew Jackson, and still used today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsChihuahua Trail -- Paisano Pass, US 67/90 13 Miles E of Marfa TX

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A 1936 Texas Centennial pink granite block feature marker at Paisano Pass on the US 67/90 east of Marfa names the first European explorer to traverse Paisano Pass along what 160 years later would become the Chihuahua Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan-Antonio-El Paso Road -- Fort Davis NHS, Fort Davis TX

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A sign at some old trail ruts for the San Antonio – El Paso Road at the Fort Davis National Historic Site in Fort Davis Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSkillman Mail Route, San Antonio-El Paso Road, and Butterfield Mail -- Wild Rose Pass, SH 17 N of Fort Davis TX

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Wild Rose Pass was a well known and frequently traveled Indian trail, wagon road, and mail route through the Davis Mountains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Overland Mail, San Antonio-El Paso Road, and others -- Fort Stockton, Fort Stockton, TX

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Old Fort Stockton, a frontier military outpost established in 1859, protected several early wagon roads and was abandoned in 1886. It is now a museum and historical attraction in Fort Stockton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Overland Mail Stage Stand -- I-10 west of Fort Stockton, TX

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A state historic marker along the I-10 outside of Fort Stockton is in an inconvenient, if historic, location

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Chihuahua and Overland Trail -- Rooney Park, Fort Stockton TX

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A handsome plaque on a boulder preserves the memory of the Comanche Springs campsite of Spanish explorer Juan Dominguez de Mendoza, whose blazed the Chiuhuahua trail through Texas and Mexico, an important overland trade and emigrant route

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Comanche Springs, Fort Stockton TX

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An official state historic marker at Rooney Park and Fort Stockton preserves the history of the Comanche Springs, now dry, but which, when they flowed, were an important stop on the Lower San Antonio-El Paso Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Lancaster Hill Wagon Ruts, SH 290 rest area near Sheffield TX

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Travelers on SH 290 west of Ozona to Sheffield are rewarded with an amazing view of the Pecos River Valley from Lancaster Hill, with the added sight of cool Old San-Antonio-El Paso Road wagon ruts from the 1850s from the rest area at Lancaster Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Fort Lancaster, SH 290 near Sheffield TX

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Wagon ruts from the San Antonio-El Paso Road leading to and from Texas frontier-era Fort Lancaster lie along State Highway 290 west of Ozona

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSan Antonio-El Paso Road -- Sonora TX

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The Sutton County 1936 Centennial pink granite block county marker stands along the Old Spanish Trail along the San Antonio-El Paso Road, east of Sonora on State Loop 467

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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Wagon Roads and TrailsFt. McKavett - Ft. Clark Military Road -- Roosevelt TX

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A state historic marker along state Loop 291 (the historic Old Spanish Trail auto route) preserves the history of an even earlier road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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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: 6/9/2017

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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: 8/20/2017

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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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