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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 TrailsSanta Barbara to Los Olivos Route - Santa Barbara, CA

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A sign at the Arlington Theater marks the spot where many stagecoaches began and ended their journeys on the San Barbara/Los Olivos Route.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 2/25/2014

last visited: 4/22/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsEmigrant and Mail Trail Markers -- Lincoln Co. Museum, North Platte NE

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A Mormon Pioneer, Oregon Trail, and a Pony Express marker are arranged outside the Lincoln Co. NE Museum on the north side of North Platte NE

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: 8/8/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSioux Lookout -- North Platte NE

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The base of the Sioux Lookout statue in downtown North Platte explains the history of that important vantage point on the Oregon and California Trails, as does the adjacent historic marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: 8/8/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon Trail Monument - Homedale/Idaho, USA

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A small monument which was put up almost 100 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phydux

location: Idaho

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: 5/10/2014

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Wagon Roads and TrailsTrail Ruts -- Scotts Bluff National Monunment, Gering NE

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The California and Oregon Trail both passed by Scotts Bluff in Nebraska. The old trail ruts are still visible -- even from space!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wagon Roads and Trails"Road to Zion" -- US 26 nr Morrill NE

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A historic marker in the US 26 outside of Morrill NE marks this part of the Mormon Pioneer Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon Trail enters WY -- US 26 nr Torrington WY

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A short granite marker marks the spot where the Oregon Trail enters WY from Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon Trail in Fort Laramie -- US 26, downtown Fort Laramie WY

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A 1926 official Oregon Trail medallion marker in downtown Fort Laramie, at the Visitor Information Center, marks the crossing of the old pioneer trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Cheyenne-Black Hills Trail -- US 26 West of Ft Laramie WY

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A granite roadside marker along US 26 west of Fort Laramie recalls the Cheyenne-Black Hills Wagon trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/2/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsFort Laramie NHS -- nr Laramie WY

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The three great emigrant trails of the 1850s-60s all passed through Fort Laramie WY, as did the Pony Express and several stagecoach routes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/2/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsRegister Cliff -- Register Cliff State Historic Site, near Guernsey WY

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Register Cliff is one of the more famous sites along the Oregon Trail in Wyoming. There are snakes here, so please STAY ON THE SIDEWALK!!!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon Trail Ruts -- Trail Rut Hill, Guernsey WY

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The best OT ruts Blasterz have ever seen are here on Trail Rut Hill near Guernsey WYO. That's why they are both a National Landmark and a state historic site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon Trail Pioneer Memorial -- Casper WY

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The Oregon Trail Pioneer Memorial stands tall in a small park across from the Natrona County Courthouse in downtown Casper WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSanta Fe Trail - Clayton, NM

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The Santa Fe trail opened the west, and to get to Frankilin, MO - where it started - pioneers had to use the the Red Feather Trail from St. Louis to San Carlos (St. Charles, MO) then the Boones Lick Trail from the Missouri River to Franklin, MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/19/2013

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLassen Trail-Lassen Rancho Site, Vina, CA

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This "T" shaped sign marks a point on the Lassen Trail, thru California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2013

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Overland Despatch Trail Ruts -- Chapman KS

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A wide swale in some farmland is a modern-day trace of the Butterfield Overland Despatch wagon road that ran through this part of Kansas in the late 1860s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/12/2013

last visited: 7/28/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLassen Trail - Pit River Ford 'T' Marker - Alturas, CA

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This historical 'T' marker is located within Veterans Memorial Park and in front of the Alturas Chamber of Commerce on S Main Street in downtown Alturas, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSanta Fe Trail - Cimarron Cutoff - Clayton, NM

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The Cimarron Route was shorter and more suited to wagon travel, and it shortened the traveling time by ten days.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Overland Mail Route -- Bud Matthews, TX

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The Butterfield Overland Mail marker at historic Bud Matthews Switch in rural Shackelford County Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: 7/14/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCooke's Wagon Road - Luna County, NM

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In a west bound rest area, out in the middle on nowhere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsTopsy Grade - Klamath County, OR

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This historical marker was relocated from its original location to the Klamath County Museum in 2008 and notes a historical passageway that was traveled along the Klamath River by multiple entities many years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/29/2013

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon Trail Marker, Suavies Island, Oregon

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Sauvie's Island was originally called Wappatoe (Wappatoo) Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: 9/28/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsChisholm Trail Mural - Sunray, Oklahoma

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This large mural is located between Duncan and Comanche, Oklahoma, on old US 81 and the Chisholm Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member blakelylaw580

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsChisholm Trail - Duncan, Oklahoma

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US 81 essentially follows the route of the Chisholm Trail through Oklahoma, so it's only natural that a large monument was dedicated in 1967 along US 81 in central Duncan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member blakelylaw580

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Applegate Trail: Southern Route to Oregon

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An alternative to the Oregon Trail, The Applegate Trail crossed the river here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: 7/20/2013

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