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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 Old Spanish Trail and The California Road

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Mormon Battalion members improved and realigned the Old Spanish Trail so that it was usable by wagons. This new route became known as the 'California Road'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon/California Trail ~ Montpelier, Idaho

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The National Oregon/California Trail Center at 320 N 4th Street in Montpelier, Idaho.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Idaho

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: 8/2/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOld Spanish Trail ~ Chama, New Mexico

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Antonio Armijo passed through the Chama, New Mexico area in 1829 as he established the Armijo Route of the Old Spanish Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 11/6/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsPony Express Route ~ Dayton, Nevada

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A Pony Express Station was added here in Dayton in 1961.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 11/5/2012

last visited: 11/16/2007

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Wagon Roads and TrailsBoyd Toll Road ~ Minden, Nevada

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The Boyd Toll Road was an important link between the Esmeralda mining district and the established community of Genoa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 11/2/2012

last visited: 2/6/2010

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Spanish Trail ~ Parowan, Utah

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The Spanish Trail passed through Parowan and neighboring Paragonah, Utah and you can still travel much of the route through this area by automobile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 10/28/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsKit Carson Park Marker - Trinidad, Co.

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This large grey granite marker is located on the east side of the Kit Carson Park - located at Kansas and San Pedro in Trinidad, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/27/2012

last visited: 5/6/2014

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLa Junta Santa Fe Trail Marker - Otero County Courthouse - La Junta, Co.

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This grey granite marker is located in the southeast corner of the Otero County Courthouse - 13 W Third in La Junta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/21/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Cherokee Trail

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The Cherokee Trail was the predecessor to the Overland Trail which then was improved to become the Overland Stage Route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/18/2012

last visited: 7/10/2006

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Overland Stage Line

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This Wyoming Historical Marker for the Overland State Route is located on the east side of US Highway 287 where it crosses the Colorado/Wyoming border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/18/2012

last visited: 1/5/2014

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Old Spanish Trail – Armijo's Route

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Antonio Armijo led the first pack train across the Las Vegas Valley in establishing the Old Spanish Trail in 1830.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 10/17/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOverland Stage Route ~ Point of Rocks, Wyoming

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This Overland Stage Route Marker is located on the south side of Interstate Highway 80 at Exit 130.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/2/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon Trail (1841)

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This Oregon Trail Marker is located on the southeast side of Wyoming Highway 220 at Bessemer Bend South Road in Bessemer Bend, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLander Cut-Off of the Oregon Trail

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Two Historical markers on the east side of US Highway 89, south of Afton, at the summit of Salt River Pass, commemorate this historic short-cut.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsHistoric Lander Trail Crossing

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The simple sign marking where the Lander Cutoff crosses a rural road is located about 0.2 miles east of US Highway 89 on McCoy Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSanta Fe Trail -- Fort Union NM

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Old Santa Fe Trail ruts are still visible at the Fort Union National Monument near Watrous, New Mexico. The Santa Fe Trail 1821-1880 was a critical component in westward expansion of the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: 9/28/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsPony Express Trail ~ Big Sandy Station

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Though short-lived, the Pony Express Trail and its riders greatly influenced the outcome of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsBozeman Trail ~ Ranchester, Wyoming

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This monolith is one of three almost identical Bozeman Trail markers still in existence in Sheridan County, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/23/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsRock Creek Stage Line ~ Bingham Post Office and Stage Station

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A Sheridan County Historic Preservation Office Historic Marker at this site identifies and maps the stagecoach routes that served Sheridan County, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/23/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsMormon Pioneer National Historic Trail - Nauvoo, IL

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The Mormon Pioneer Trail begins at this location in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/19/2012

last visited: 4/23/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsShunpike Marker - Mohawk Trail - Charlemont, MA

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A sign on the Mohawk Trail dedicated to "thrifty travelers" who forded the Deerfield River to avoid a toll bridge on this trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/11/2012

last visited: 9/25/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsTrapper's Trail - Henderson, CO

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This plaque highlights the 425 mile long trail that trappers used in opening the American west to the settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/21/2012

last visited: 6/1/2015

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Wagon Roads and TrailsDaniel Boone's Trail ~ Elizabethton, Tennessee

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A Daniel Boone Trail marker in Elizabethton, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/19/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsGreat Indian Warrior/Trading Path (The Great Philadelphia Wagon Road)

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Located on Riverwalk in Augusta.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/5/2012

last visited: 12/21/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsChisholm Trail - El Reno, Oklahoma

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The western portion of the Chisholm ran through the park where this memorial is located.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member blakelylaw580

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/1/2012

last visited: 8/8/2015

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